Where Do Sea Turtles Go in Their “Lost Years”?

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March 6 2014 9:41 PM

The Mystery of the Sea Turtle’s “Lost Years”

Where do they go in their youth?

Researchers affixed small, solar-powered tags tracked by satellite to 17 baby Loggerhead sea turtles born in Florida, and discovered that the young migrants did not follow the local ocean currents as typically believed.