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Save Our Species: Kemp's Ridely Sea Turtle

This turtle starts life as an egg buried on a Mexican beach. Hatching at night, thousands of baby turtles cross the sand attracted by the light from the moon and stars on the water. They enter the Gulf of Mexico and swim away, wandering for years out in the Atlantic Ocean. Adult females always return to the same Mexican beach to nest. This is the most endangered of all sea turtles. It gets tangled easily in shrimp nets and drowns. picture of a Kemp's Ridely Sea Turtle

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