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Running of the Turtles

On the last day of the year, Ixtapa has a tradition of releasing thousands of turtles into the sea. Here are some pictures of our family and some little kids at the “running of the turtles.”

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Pat Arnet

posted January 1, 2007 at 9:37 am

Nice to see your pics from Ixtapa!

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posted January 1, 2007 at 10:24 am

Hi Scot: Great to see you relaxin’ – turtles are so cool.

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posted January 1, 2007 at 1:00 pm

WOW.. the naturalist at Jekyll Island, GA would have a tough time w/ this venture. They protect those little sea turtles w/ a passion. Starting in the spring they look for the nests and protect them and it is against the law to even touch those little nests.. when the little sea turtles hatch and head for the water.. many come to watch but NO ONE TOUCHES. Interesting huh. But they sure are darling little things. Did they tell you what the ratio is of those who ever survive?? It is incredible odds.

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posted January 1, 2007 at 10:52 pm

Hey Scott,
I’m a fellow creeker. I’m actually a worship leader for the student ministries there. We have some mutual friends. I try to keep up with your site. Anyway, I saw that Andrew Jones was giving you props on his site for having such a sweet blog…just thought that was pretty cool.

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