17 April 2022
SLAMORADA, Florida Keys -- A group of undersea “egg-splorers” gathered Easter eggs doled out by a scuba-diving ‘Easter bunny” in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Sunday off Islamorada.
The Underwater Easter Egg Hunt is staged each year by Spencer Slate, operator of Captain Slate’s Dive Adventures in the Upper Keys, for participating divers and snorkelers. It raised funds to help a Keys charity that supports children in need.
The amusing pursuit is one of several purposeful dives Slate stages to promote marine animal protection and reef conservation with a fun twist.
Slate donned a giant bunny suit and dive gear for the event. Among the real hard-boiled eggs used -- to prevent adverse impacts on the marine ecosystem -- was a specially marked egg that a lucky diver found to win the grand prize that includes dive trips and diving equipment.

Story: Scuba-Diving ‘Easter Bunny’ Stages Underwater Egg Hunt Off Florida Keys
Locator: Islamorada, Florida Keys
Video: Video to match this story is to be available on the Florida Keys News Bureau's FTP server (download details below) or can be downloaded via Google Drive link.
Underwater B-roll footage of scuba-diving “Easter bunny” and divers gathering eggs.
TRT: 01:30 
Filename: KeysUWBunny.mp4
Video source: Florida Keys News Bureau

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Password: islands
Folder: News Video
Filename: KeysUWBunny.mp4
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