After recognizing turtle tracks coming up from the Gulf of Mexico, Bonnie Fairbanks digs for eggs at a spot where she suspects a loggerhead turtle has made a nest on Keewaydin Island. With help from the headlight on her ATV, Fairbanks tries to find the nest so she can find the best place to build a cover that will protect the eggs from raccoons. Red lights are used because they're not as intrusive.

Photo by LEXEY SWALL, Daily News

After recognizing turtle tracks coming up from the Gulf of Mexico, Bonnie Fairbanks digs for eggs at a spot where she suspects a loggerhead turtle has made a nest on Keewaydin Island. With help from the headlight on her ATV, Fairbanks tries to find the nest so she can find the best place to build a cover that will protect the eggs from raccoons. Red lights are used because they're not as intrusive.

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