Lights land loggerhead in Hilton Head pool

Flickr user John from Canberra

A 250-pound loggerhead turtle went astray and wound up in the pool of a Hilton Head Island home, and stayed there until rescuers could help the turtle back out.

The Island Packet has a report; read it here.

Lights from homes and other man-made sources are notorious for disorenting sea turtles after nesting, as they look towards the should-be brighter moonlight reflecting off the ocean waves.

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