Leucistic Turtles

The other evening we had a couple of hatchlings that needed a little rest before they went out to sea. One was Leucistic. Leucism is a lack of pigment. The lack of pigment does not affect the eyes like in Albinism.

These are special creatures to behold!

**This conservation work for protected sea turtles on Caswell Beach is authorized by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (ES Permit 23ST03).