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Leatherback Turtle with Satellite Tag

Caption: A leatherback turtle equipped with a satellite tag crawls off the tagging vessel, the F/V Sea Holly, captained by Mark Leach off Cape Cod, Mass. UMass Amherst marine scientists follows 20 tagged leatherbacks using telemetry for a recent first-of-its-kind study.

Credit: UMass Amherst Large Pelagic Research Center

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