You are a wildlife biologist. Your job is to protect hatching baby sea turtles. The beach where the turtles lay their eggs has recently been developed with large hotels. At night, the hotels leave bright lights on, so people can walk to the beach. You know that baby turtles hatch at night, often during a full moon. The moonlight shines on the ocean and helps guide the baby turtles to the water. If they get lost, they will dry out or be eaten by predators. How will the new hotel lights affect baby turtles making it to the ocean? What can you do to help protect them.
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