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Midway beach becomes wall-to-wall sea turtles

  • COURTESY SUSAN SCOTT

    A lost honu hatchling flaps its flippers in an effort to run or swim. It was released at the shoreline and swam away within seconds.

During my albatross work at Midway two years ago, I watched several 200-or-so-pound turtles dig their front fins into the sand and lurch up the beach, one laborious step at a time. I felt exhausted just watching. Read more

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