Baby Sea Turtles Go Against the Flow, Actually Swim Quite Well

April 11, 2015 12:46 PM

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A new study has revealed that baby sea turtles actually swim in specific directions, instead of going with the flow of the ocean.

It was previously a valid assumption that baby turtles would drift along the ocean as they’d disappear for as long as ten years. But researchers from the University of Central Florida used satellite tracking to monitor 44 young turtles in the Gulf of Mexico, seeing where they actually venture off t...

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