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These Adorable Turtle Hatchlings Need Help - Here's How To Do Your Bit

Turtles are amazing animals. They can be traced back to the time of dinosaurs, they usually live around 70 years (tortoises reach around 150 or more years), and they're super cute. Sadly, as human development reaches the quietest of beaches, some turtle hatchlings are having trouble finding the ocean because of the confusing lights. But it's not all bad news! As well as being the problem (sorry turtles), we can also be the solution. Keep on reading to learn how you can help your little flippered friends live to be wise old creatures. 

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Hundreds of endangered baby sea turtles were released into the ocean with the help of the US Coast Guard and the Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, Florida. 



Among the turtle hatchlings were Loggerhead and Green turtles which nest in the area and are both protected species. 


Experts carefully lowered them into the water and sent them on their way.