Sea Turtles swim ‘all over the world’ then ‘come back to their natal beach to lay their own eggs’; Tar balls in stomach


Though they are highly migratory, floating and swimming and foraging literally all over the world, turtles come back to their natal beach to lay their own eggs.

In the NOAA article, one scientist said that chemical contamination, including oil spills, could disrupt the olfactory cues turtles use to find that special place and that impairment could affect turtle population as greatly as direct toxicity.

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20100530/COLUMNISTS10/5300326/Pam+Platt+|+Sea+turtles+show+planet+s+fragile+nature

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