Merchandise

Sadly, Hurricane Irma destroyed our Save-A-Turtle Education Trailer, which housed ALL of our merchandise. With that said,... Read More

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Kemp’s Ridley

Kemp's Ridley turtles (Lepidochelys kempii) are the rarest sea turtles in the world.  They live primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, traveling to New England in the summer to feed on crabs, their... Read More

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Hawksbill

The hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) is one of our most beautiful turtles.  Its spectacularly patterned shell has been highly sought to make tortoise-shell jewelry and other ornamental item... Read More

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Green Turtle

The green turtle (Chelonia mydas) is the second most common turtle seen in Keys' waters.  Green turtles are herbivores, eating primarily turtle grass and other grasses and algae.  This veget... Read More

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Loggerhead

The loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) is the most common sea turtle in Florida.  It was named for its large, triangular-shaped head.  This massive head houses the muscles necessary for the loggerhead to crush its favorite foods: lobster, crab... Read More

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Species Info

SEA TURTLE INFORMATION Seven species of sea turtle are found world-wide, and all but one (the Australian flatback) are... Read More

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About Us

A Letter from Our President “I have many goals to continue to grow Save-A-Turtle of the Florida Keys, Inc. which include continuing to recruit new members; continue our educational efforts regarding threats to sea turtles concern... Read More

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