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Sea Turtles' ‘Lost Years’ Mystery Unfoldsi
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Rosanne Skirble
March 11, 2014 9:32 PM
Satellite tracking devices attached to young sea turtles have provided new information on the so-called ‘lost years’ of this endangered species. As soon as the hatchlings emerge from their sandy nest, they scurry down the beach to the ocean and disappear into the deep for many years before returning to the beach to mate. VOA’s Rosanne Skirble has more.

Sea Turtles' ‘Lost Years’ Mystery Unfolds

Rosanne Skirble

Published March 11, 2014

Satellite tracking devices attached to young sea turtles have provided new information on the so-called ‘lost years’ of this endangered species. As soon as the hatchlings emerge from their sandy nest, they scurry down the beach to the ocean and disappear into the deep for many years before returning to the beach to mate. VOA’s Rosanne Skirble has more.


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