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New terrapin nest found in Santa Rosa County

| Hansen Hasenberg
Since 2005, Florida Sea Grant has worked with conservation partners in the Florida Panhandle to look for a rarely seen animal known as the diamondback terrapin. These creatures are a type of aquatic turtle which lives in brackish water and can be found in the salt marshes of bays and estuaries.
Rick O’Connor, Escambia County’s Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent, shows a terrapin to visitors on Pensacola Beach during Gulf Coast Whale Fest.


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