Sea turtle lovers swarm beach for nest dig in Jensen Beach

Sea turtle enthusiasts watch as Ecological Associates Inc. and Florida Oceanographic Society staff excavate a loggerhead nest in front of Hutchinson Shores Resort and Spa.

"For our hatchlings here when they first crawl towards the water, scientists actually think they're imprinting that magnetic signature of that specific beach," says Olivia Roddenberry of Florida Oceanographic Society.

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