Young Loggerhead at Conservancy of SW Florida

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Juvenile Female Loggerhead

A small juvenile loggerhead sea turtle wows visitors to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida in Naples.  This young female was part of a temperature-gender experiment and will be released back into the wild once she attains 18 inches carapace length.  Now she’s enjoying the hospitality of the Conservancy and chowing down to reach her release size as soon as possible.

Juvenile Loggerhead at Conservancy of Southwest Florida

The Turtle Journal team had the fortune to tour the Conservancy during feeding time for this precious critter, and Sue Wieber Nourse captured the moment in the video clip above.

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