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Tiny Transmitters Reveal Where Young Sea Turtles Travel

Posted Mon, Mar 24, 2014 by Da Hyeong Jang to loggerhead sea turtle

(Photo: Jim Abernethy)

The oceans are a massive place, and scientists are still discovering some of the very basic facts of life for many marine creatures. Take the loggerhead sea turtle — until this month, scientists weren’t sure where young loggerheads went during the first few years of their life. But with the help of tiny transmitters, researchers recently discovered where young loggerhead sea turtles journey during these mysterious “lost years.”


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