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Rare Leatherback Turtles Gain Protection in Costa Rica


Animals  (tags: leatherback turtles, sea turtles, protection, animals, endangered, extinction, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, humans )

John (Aqu
- 2351 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
As dawn breaks on Playa Grande, the light reveals shallow sand pits where leatherback sea turtles laid their eggs the night before. This Costa Rican beach, a 2-mile-long (3.2-kilometer-long) stretch of sand popular with surfers, is guarded around the



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Past Member (0)
Friday March 14, 2008, 2:56 pm
Noted! They most definitely need it, and they are such beautiful creatures!
 
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