By COLE AVERY
Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS
Nina Nahvi spends all night at the beach. From 7 p.m. to 9 a.m., she sits and watches. Any day now the moment she’s been waiting for will finally arrive. When it comes, a frenzy will soon follow.
Nahvi is on corral duty for Sea Turtle Inc., a conservation and rehabilitation facility for sea turtles on South Padre Island. While on corral duty, she and other interns like her watch the beach for signs that the sea turtles are hatching.
Once they do hatch, the turtles will instinctively search for the water. When they reach active state, or the frenzy, they rush into the water. Sea Turtle Inc., monitor these hatchings to make sure as many turtles as possible get their chance at life.
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