My name is Freckles and I’m the most lovable leatherback you’ll ever meet! I recently nested on a beautiful beach in South Florida and was just too tickled at the idea of joining the Tour de Turtles. My new human friends asked for my help to raise awareness about a serious threat called beach erosion. Doesn’t that sound frightening?! Almost half of Florida’s nesting beaches are critically eroded. This is bad news for sea turtles like
I was named by my Sponsor,
Sea Turtle Conservancy. Check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim to raise awarness about the threat of Beach Erosion to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!
Learn more about leatherback sea turtles.