Volunteers Listen For Sea Turtles Hatching

Jim Lorenz takes a turn at a stethoscope set to listen for the hatching of sea turtles beneath the sand at a nest on the beach of the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores, Ala., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. Volunteers help ensure that the turtles crawl out to the gulf instead of heading toward inland lights. Volunteers with Share the Beach help ensure that the turtles crawl out to the gulf instead of heading toward inland lights.

Jim Lorenz takes a turn at a stethoscope set to listen for the hatching of sea turtles beneath the sand at a nest on the beach of the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores, Ala., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. Volunteers help ensure that the turtles crawl out to the gulf instead of heading toward inland lights. Volunteers with Share the Beach help ensure that the turtles crawl out to the gulf instead of heading toward inland lights.

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