Turtles Nesting in Florida

Numbers Have Increased

By: Maximillian Long

Why are turtles numbers increasing you ask? Many believe that it is because of the sea patrol that has wanted to help. They have been patrolling the Florida beaches for 25 years! The numbers have been increasing since 1989. There were 24,630 loggerhead nest in 2013. There are 5 species of turtles in Florida, including loggerhead green turtle and many more. To learn more, go to www.newsela.org. Stay tuned for more information.