To help thousands of endangered sea turtles survive the oiled Gulf waters, wildlife experts have begun lifting turtle eggs out of the sand and packing them in Styrofoam nest boxes that will be transported for free by FedEx across the state of Florida to the eastern beaches.
FedEx drivers in special cooling trucks will be working over the next four months on what may be their most important delivery yet — saving a species.
Hatchlings from one nest were released in mid-July. Most are still incubating and will be released on Atlantic beaches as they hatch.
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