11/10/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sea Turtles Under Increasing Threat In Miami Beach

Conservationists do their best to protect turtle nests by roping them off and posting signs warning that it is a felony to disturb the eggs of these creatures threatened with extinction, but it is sometimes not enough. Egg poachers and vandals have destroyed a number of nests in recent years along Miami Beach, the authorities say.

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