(Photo courtesy of the Georgia Aquarium)

In what may seem like a repeat of Hurricane Matthew, the Georgia Aquarium is accomodating evacuees at its facility.

Some tiny sea turtles from a marinelife center in Florida are staying at the Georgia tourist spot for safekeeping during the storm. The 50 turtles include loggerheads, green turtle hatchlines and leatherback turtles.

Their stay, for now, is indefinite, as their home in just north of West Palm Beach.

“Georgia Aquarium is proud to offer a temporary home and uninterrupted care to these rescued turtles and to work collaboratively with Loggerhead Marinelife Center,” the Georgia Aquarium said in a statement.

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Jessica Szilagyi is statewide contributor for All On Georgia and Market Manager for Southeast Georgia. Her main focus with All On Georgia is state and local politics as well as agriculture. She’s served as a policy analyst at the State Capitol and as a campaign manager in political races across the state.

She writes for GeorgiaPol.com and has two blogs of her own: ‘The Perspicacious Conservative’, a political blog, and ‘Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers’, a blog on moving from Atlanta to rural Georgia. Jessica is also a contributor for Fox5 Atlanta’s ‘Like it Or Not.’

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