Sea Turtles' ‘Lost Years’ Mystery Unfolds

March 11, 2014 05:32 PM
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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.