Working on a beach at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Bob Miller (right) slowly lowers a Loggerhead sea turtle egg into a Styrofoam cooler lined with the white sand, while Kelley Anderson-Nunley uses her fingertips to clear sand away from the sides of another egg. More than 300 eggs have been transported to Cape Canaveral, Fla., in hopes of diverting the hatchlings from possible life-threatening exposure to the oil slicks in the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Miller is a biologist with the 96th Civil Engineer Squadron and the sea turtle program manager at Eglin AFB and Ms. Anderson-Nunley is a contract wildlife technician with Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo.
U.S. Air Force photo/Lance Cheung
October 10, 2012
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