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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Loggerhead nest discovered on Higgs Beach

A rare sea turtle nest on Higgs Beach in Key West has forced Monroe County public works employees to temporarily close one of two volleyball courts at the beach.

This is the first sea turtle nest at the beach in recent years, according to the Key West Sea Turtle Club. The lack of sand at the generally rocky beach is not conducive to sea turtle nests, which can be several feet dee...

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