World Turtle News, 06/07/2018
Along U.S. 80 to Tybee, beach traffic threatens terrapins
The stream of vehicles headed to Tybee on a June weekend is relentless, and so is the instinct of a diamondback terrapin to cross Highway 80. The inevitable result doesn’t take long to find if you’re looking.
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