Sunrises as biologists at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., begin packing two coolers with 112 Loggerhead sea turtle eggs on August 9, 2010. Because of the very delicate nature of the embryo, extreme care will be taken to transport them to the Atlantic coast, to a controlled climate facility where they will be allowed to hatch in the cooler. Wildlife technicians will then release them into the ocean free from the threat of encountering oil from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
U.S. Air Force photo/Lance Cheung
October 10, 2012
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