Latest Loggerhead Stories
For loggerhead sea turtles, the number of returning nesting females in the Northwest Atlantic combined with favorable climate conditions in the preceding years are strongly related to the number of nests produced in a given year.
A new study from the US Geological Survey reveals threatened loggerhead sea turtles in the northern Gulf of Mexico can travel up to several hundred miles and visit offshore habitats between nesting events in a single season.
New research is shedding light on why female loggerhead sea turtles return to their place of birth to mate, while males jump to different locations.
Officials are looking for a high-tech apparatus that will help an injured loggerhead turtle regain the ability to swim after she lost both front flippers.
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