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Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Hatchlings Heading To Sea At Padre Island National Seashore

The release of baby Kemp's Ridley sea turtles is underway at Padre Island National Seashore in Texas. Seashore staff collect the turtle eggs shortly after they're laid on the beach to ensure that predators don't get them and to incubate them. When they begin to hatch the turtles are returned to the beach, where they quickly head to sea.
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Comment Period Extended On Bison Reduction Plan At Grand Canyon National Park

The National Park Service has decided to extend the public comment period on the Initial Bison Herd Reduction Environmental Assessment, which evaluates management actions related to bison on Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim. The EA will now be available for public review and comment through June 14.
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Managing and preserving wildlife like bison, manatees, and condors is a key and ongoing mission for the National Park Service. Your tax-deductible donations to National Parks Traveler will support stories revolving around wildlife and the health of national park ecosystems.
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