Hatchling sea turtles, disoriented by the bright lights of a Lido Beach, Florida hotel, were headed toward the lobby and away from the water when Sarasota Police Officer Derek Conley orchestrated their safe return to the Gulf of Mexico.
According to biologists, sea turtle hatchlings are born with the instinct to move toward the brightest direction — on a natural beach, this direction is the light of the open horizon — which could be why the Sarasota turtles were headed toward the hotel’s front door.
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Hatchling sea turtles, disoriented by the bright lights of a Lido Beach, Florida hotel,…
by Tactical Life / Aug 9, 2013