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Fla. Man Pleads Guilty To Poaching Sea Turtle Eggs

A South Florida man has pleaded guilty to poaching more than 300 sea turtle eggs.

CBS Tampa–03/29/2014

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Storm, Shutdown Hamper Sea Turtle Monitoring

Although Karen lost its punch before it could strike Florida’s Panhandle, rough surf from the storm and the ongoing federal government shutdown hampered efforts on Sunday to monitor sea turtles along some of northwest Florida’s pristine beaches.

CBS Tampa–10/06/2013