Leatherback Turtle Nesting Habits and Habitats (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption Female leatherback sea turtles travel great distances to return to their natal beaches to lay eggs. A new study examines how they choose their nesting sites. Credit Photo by Megan Watson Usage Restrictions Image may be used only to accompany stories about the research described in this release. Credit required: Photo by Megan Watson Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.