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Sea Turtles' 'Lost Years' Uncovered (VOA On Assignment Apr. 4, 2014)i
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April 04, 2014 11:56 AM
VOA's Rosanne Skirble talks with On Assignment's Alex Villarreal about her coverage of a recent study aimed at unlocking the mystery of sea turtles' "lost years." The endangered reptiles spend most of their lives at sea, returning to the beaches where they were born only to mate and lay eggs. But what happens in those years from hatching to adulthood?

Sea Turtles' 'Lost Years' Uncovered (VOA On Assignment Apr. 4, 2014)

Published April 04, 2014

VOA's Rosanne Skirble talks with On Assignment's Alex Villarreal about her coverage of a recent study aimed at unlocking the mystery of sea turtles' "lost years." The endangered reptiles spend most of their lives at sea, returning to the beaches where they were born only to mate and lay eggs. But what happens in those years from hatching to adulthood?

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