BE ON THE LOOKOUT, its TERRAPIN TIME!
Turtle egg laying for next 30 days.
Look out on Ocean Parkway for Turtles Crossing the Parkway. They are in search of sand to dig an area to bury their Eggs. Watch both Ways for next 30 Days on the Parkway, the turtles attempt to get to the ocean and then go back to the bay.
A female Diamondback turtle can lay fertile eggs for several years after a single mating. She has the ability to store live sperm that is later used to fertilize eggs. ending upon her size, the female may lay as many as five times per year. Look out for turtles as the weather warms up, they sometimes cross Ocean Parkway to lay their eggs in the sand.
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May 23rd is World Turtle Day.