VIDEO: Disoriented sea turtle found wandering outside Florida hotel
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. (WFLA) — A dramatic turtle rescue was caught on camera in Englewood Beach. The video shows a nesting loggerhead sea turtle, who was lost far from the water. Volunteers teamed up to get her home.
Shortly before 7 a.m. on May 18, guests at the WannaB Inn in Englewood noticed a strange guest wandering around the hotel.
The turtle had meandered between chairs and trees. She then wandered down a sidewalk, entered and exited an alley, walked across a parking lot and ended at a building before she was
“She was just ultimately exhausted from the long crawl that she had done,” Barb Tapp with the Coastal Wildlife Club said. “When I first walked up she wasn’t moving and that concerned me, but then she raised her head a bit, and I thought, ‘At least she’s alive.’”
Jill Auman is another volunteer with Coastal Wildlife Club. “It’s really sad when you see