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Corpus Christi, Texas — The National Coast of Padre Island will be hosting a hatching release of two turtles this weekend.
The open release will take place this Friday and Saturday morning at 6:45 am on July 23 and 24 at Malakito Beach.
The release of freshly hatched turtles depends on the weather. Those who wish to come should call the freshly hatched hotline (361) -949-7163 before driving to the shore to confirm that the release is taking place.
If the turtle has not hatched, the release may be cancelled. Keep in mind that turtles can hatch early or late, just as humans are born. According to Padre Island National Coast officials, the release date is chosen when the freshly hatched turtles are most likely ready for release, but nature does not guarantee.
The park charges admission on the morning of the release of the newly hatched turtle. Visitors are encouraged to purchase an admission pass online. www.Recreation.gov Before coming to the park.
The park also requires visitors to bring drinking water. The park is currently informed about boiling water and there is no safe and drinkable drinking water.
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