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511 Loggerhead Sea Turtles Baja, Mexico (109 images)

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Loggerhead Sea Turtles
Researcher J. Nichols
Baja, Mexico - August 1999

A bizarre twist occurred the day before our trip to Yakushima, Japan in July of 1999. Nichols received word by e-mail from Baja that a fisherman came forward with a flipper tag from a Loggerhead released in Japan! The result was that a newly hatched loggerhead from Yakushima was brought to Okinawa for approx. 6 months then tagged with a Japanese flipper tag (by Dr. Teruya & and Dr. Uchida) and...
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