See larger An adult Florida softshell turtle basks in the sunlight amid a patch of dune sunflowers growing along Gulf Shore Boulevard on Sunday, June 15, 2008, in Naples. The native turtle is protected from May 1 through July 31 under a Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission rule making it illegal to possess the species or its eggs during its mating season.

Photo by DAVID ALBERS, Staff

An adult Florida softshell turtle basks in the sunlight amid a patch of dune sunflowers growing along Gulf Shore Boulevard on Sunday, June 15, 2008, in Naples. The native turtle is protected from May 1 through July 31 under a Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission rule making it illegal to possess the species or its eggs during its mating season.

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