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Which Species Of Sea Turtle Are You

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Which Species Of Sea Turtle Are You

Kemps Ridley Marine Sea Turtles

Kemps Ridley Marine Sea Turtles

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Endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtle hatchlings are released at Padre Island National Seashore in Texas. “The perseverance of the baby sea turtles was really impressive,” Ward says. “They start their many steps toward the Gulf gathered tightly in a group, often crawling on top of one another.” Photo © Carlton Ward Jr.

Endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtle hatchlings are released at Padre Island National Seashore in Texas. “The perseverance of the baby sea turtles was really impressive,” Ward says. “They start their many steps toward the Gulf gathered tightly in a group, often crawling on top of one another.” Photo © Carlton Ward Jr.

Bronze Four Turtle Swimming

Bronze Four Turtle Swimming

GALVESTON — Scientists are worried about an unexpected drop in the number of nests by the endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle this year.  In contrast to the record 209 nests discovered during last year's nesting season in Texas, the largest U.S. nesting ground, the number fell to 153 this year.

Scientists puzzled by turtles' setback

GALVESTON — Scientists are worried about an unexpected drop in the number of nests by the endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle this year. In contrast to the record 209 nests discovered during last year's nesting season in Texas, the largest U.S. nesting ground, the number fell to 153 this year.

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