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Loggerhead Turtle Encounters a Plastic Bag

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Caption: A loggerhead turtle encounters a plastic bag while swimming in open water.

Credit: Narazaki T, Sato K, Abernathy KJ, Marshall GJ, Miyazaki N (2013) Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta caretta) Use Vision to Forage on Gelatinous Prey in Mid-Water. PLOS ONE 8(6): e66043. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066043

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