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2017 sea-turtle walks: It’s time to register for a natural thrill

Sea-turtle walks are like seeing a National Geographic film in person. But you need reservations to join these night-time beach walks to watch giant sea turtles nesting.

A not so shy Key deer approaches me on my bike.

Florida Keys wildlife: How to see dolphins, sea turtles, Key deer

Your drive down the Overseas Highway can be your own personal Florida Keys Road Trip for Animal Lovers. From endangered Key deer to colorful Key West chickens, here are eight places to delight in the animals and wildlife of the Florida Keys.

Sea turtle nesting. Photo courtesy of Florida Wildlife Commission,

On a sea-turtle walk in Juno Beach, turtle traffic was plentiful

There’s no guarantee you’ll see a sea turtle laying eggs on these night-time beach walks. But we got lucky.

Bubblebutt, first and longest permanent resident of the Turtle Hospital.

Sea Turtle Hospital: Up close with an endangered species

The sea turtle, one of the rarer residents of the Florida Keys, isn’t easy to see in the wild. But you can get within arm’s reach of several varieties that frequent the Florida Keys and even toss them some food at the non-profit Turtle Hospital in Marathon.