Large rare leatherback turtle spotted on Boca Raton beach

A large leatherback turtle came ashore recently to nest.

YouReporter Erin Wade sent the video of the rare sight at Red Reed Park in Boca Raton.

It's very rare for the critically endangered animal to come ashore during daylight.

According to onlookers, the turtle took about an hour to dig a nest, lay about 100 eggs and head back out to sea.

 

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