(15 Jul 2010)
San Juan Del Sur, October 28 & November 15
1. Close up sea turtle on beach
2. Wide sea turtle walking across beach
3. Various sea turtle laying eggs in sand
4. Wide beach
5. Various hatchlings leaving the nest
6. Hatchling walks through shot
Gulf Shores, Alabama - July 12, 2010
7. Close sign warning of Sea Turtle Nest
8. various volunteers pulling eggs out of nest
9. Mid of volunteer marking top of egg and other volunteer removes egg
10. Mid of cooler loaded with eggs as volunteer adds them
11. Mid of U.S. Fish and Wildlife official, Dianne Ingram directing volunteers
12. SOUNDBITE: (English) Dianne Ingram, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Biologist:
"We know 20 to 50% of mortality is of the norm and so we know we'll have about that much this year. But knowing that whatever would crawl to the water this year likely wouldn't survive at all, we feel like any that we could save by taking to the Atlantic is what we need to do."
13. Close Unidentified Volunteer clearing sand from nest UPSOUND: (English) "Oh, there's a bad one."
14. Close volunteers' hands arranging eggs
15. SOUNDBITE: (English) Dianne Ingram, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Biologist:
"And the oil floats, gets caught up in the same currents that the hatchlings would be. So they would be, they would end up right where most of the oil is now anyway."
18. Wide volunteers and biologist carrying coolers loaded with eggs through crowd to a waiting van
19. Mid volunteer in van, zooms in as he places egg crate on air-cushioned platform
20. SOUNDBITE: (English) Cindy Dohner, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Southeast Regional Director:
"We're going to move the sea turtle nests that are here in the North Gulf area, because we want to make sure that we have the, that they have, the hatchlings have the best chance possible to make it - to go out into the water and make it into the population."
Gulfport, Mississippi - July 12, 2010
21. Mid dolphin sculptures, zooms out to show Institute for Marine Mammal Studies
22. Close map of Gulf of Mexico on monitor, pans to Moby Solangi pointing to parts of the Gulf
23. Close up hand
24. SOUNDBITE: (English) Moby Solangi, Executive Director of the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies:
"It is not only hatching them, it is providing them a habitat that they'll be able to survive. It's within the food web how they are positioned because then they would be prone to interspecies and intraspecies competition for the food, for the territory and for the environment."
New Orleans - July 11, 2010
25. Mid sign for "Discovery Walk" kids area at Audubon Zoo
26. Close boys scrubbing turtle
27. Close toothbrush scrubbing turtle
28. Mid girl scrubbing turtle, travels in to close, tilt down to turtle UPSOUND: (English) "am I supposed to clean his face?"
29. Mid of children taking cleaned turtles away from cleaning station
30. Pan of girls carrying cleaned turtles to put them in " rehabilitation pool"
31. SOUNDBITE: (English) Lainey, 9
"I think I've learned that taking care of the animals that got hurt by the oil is very important."
Kennedy Space Centre (KSC) Hatchery, Kennedy, U.S. 9th July 2010
32. KSC Turtle hatchery sign
33. Tilt down interior of hatchery
34. Mid boxes with hatchlings
35. Biologist Jane Provancha with assistant looking into boxes
36. Close up hatchlings covered with sand
37. UPSOUND: (English) Jane Provancha, Lead Biologist, Merritt Island national Wildlife Refuge, "this means they survived the excavation process, they survived the rip across the state of Florida, they made it into our facility and they are doing what they would normally do and this is just great."
39. Provancha puts hatchling into a box
40. Close assistant taking notes
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