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Leatherback turtles: Understanding the Pacific population

by NOAA Fisheries 14 Jun 2018 04:00 PDT
Leatherback turtle © NOAA Fisheries

Leatherbacks have some of the longest migrations of any animal on Earth. Scientists study their movements using satellite tags and their diets using camera tags.

Learn where they go, what they eat, and how to help this highly endangered species.

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