Very sad state of Florida politics…the refusal to correct the drainage problems of Lake O.
Hundreds of sea turtles have washed up dead along the southwest Florida coast as an ongoing red tide event persists in the waters.
That figure is twice the average number of turtle deaths in those waters each year, Allen Foley of the commission’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute told the AP on Thursday.
Foley explained that the turtles get sick and die when their food gets contaminated by toxic bloom.
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