Sea turtle rescued in Jacksonville Beach


DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. - A sea turtle was rescued Monday morning at Jacksonville Beach after falling into a man-made hole.

The mother sea turtle had been making a nest before she fell in the hole, which was about chest deep and 4 to 5 feet wide. The hole was left open by beachgoers.
The turtle was found early, and survived. However, the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol would like to remind beachgoers to fill in holes they make before leaving the beach.

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