NEVER PUSH OR ATTEMPT TO ASSIST STRANDED ANIMALS BACK TO THE WATER! More harm can be done and it is illegal without proper permits. 

2012: Nest #1

Nest#1 was laid at 9 a.m. in Miramar Beach, a rare Kemps Ridley Lucky us

Nest #1 did not hatch but was dug at day 72,
67 hatchlings were found in very heavy, dense sand all bunched together
2 eggs had dead embryos
5 eggs were infertile
the hatchlings were released

Nest #1 Kemps Ridley hatchlings ready to go.