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Surveillance Cameras To Watch Sea Turtles


MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. -- Sea turtles that come ashore on Florida beaches will have some extra eyes on them.

Brevard County is installing hidden cameras along a stretch of beach at Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge to try and learn more about the turtles.

They want to know what makes turtles abandon nesting and whether guided turtle walks alter nesting behavior at all.

The three cameras won't use any flashes because the light can cause turtles to return to the ocean before laying their eggs.

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/05/16/2218774/video-cameras-to-spy-on-sea-turtles.html#ixzz1MWLlIH5u

Source: Miami Herald


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