WATCH: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Head to the Ocean for Nesting Season

June 15, 2018
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By Kayla Jardine/Joe Cingrana

Run, turtles, run!

Sea turtle nesting season has taken over the beaches of Florida, and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center has a front row seat.

So far, the center has helped "138 leatherbacks, 3,674 loggerheads, and 12 greens" make it safely back into the ocean.

The little hatchlings look too cute crawling towards the sea, but marine life experts warn not to interfere when they’re heading to the open water.

To help the turtles on their journey, the center says people can fill in holes in the sand, clean up litter, turn off nearby lights, and avoid walking in vegetation... but taking a few pictures certainly won't hurt!