Kemp’s ridley sea turtle nests 1st in 75 years in Louisiana

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Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Nests 1st In 75 Years In Louisiana
This undated photo provided by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority in August 2022 shows a newly hatched Kemp’s ridley sea turtle making its way out to the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana’s Chandeleur Islands. The world’s smallest and most endangered sea turtle is nesting in barrier islands east of New Orleans, La., for the first time in 75 years, officials said Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. (Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority via AP)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The world’s smallest and most endangered sea turtles have hatched in Louisiana’s wilds for the…

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