Chinese Woman Arrested For Sea Turtle Nest Attack on Miami Beach

first_imgSea turtles are protected by both federal and Florida laws, and three species use Miami Beach as a nesting habitat between April and early November. A Chinese citizen who lives in Michigan is in jail in south Florida for allegedly attacking a sea turtle nest on South Beach.Miami Beach police say it does not appear any of the eggs was damaged.Officers and bystanders witnessed 41-year-old Yaqun Lu remove a wooden stake put up to protect the nest and jab at the nest before stomping on it with her bare feet on Saturday. #MiamiBeach police said officers and bystanders saw 41-year-old Yaqun Lu grab a wooden stake from the roped-off nesting area. She then was seen “jabbing at the #seaturtle nest and stomping all over the nest with her bare feet.” #RT #SundayMorning #evil https://t.co/6vaO0HLQ5N— S.A.F.E. (@FB_SAFE) June 16, 2019last_img

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