Loggerhead Sea Turtles

The loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) is the most common sea turtle nesting on South Atlantic beaches. The species inhabits the tropical and temperate zones of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans.

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Gopher Tortoises

Two populations of gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) were translocated to North Pasture, in the northern section of the Island. The first arrived between 1987 and 1993, with 25–30 unmarked individuals released.

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