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Scientists look for a new culprit for decreasing turtle birth rates

A 20-year study on the hatchling habits of the leatherback turtle has concluded with a call for further research after scientists were unable to attribute dwindling numbers to climate change.

Science
The worlds largest turtle - the leatherback sea turtle - is critically endangered.

Evolutionary egg question answered: turtle goo reduces oxygen

Some reptile species give birth to live young, but turtles have never evolved this ability. New research is revealing why. PhD student Dr Anthony Rafferty, Associate Professor Richard Reina and...

Research