Scientists in the US have been collecting sea turtle eggs from oil affected coastlines and have been incubating and hatching them indoors (50 thousand plus!). They plan to release them from Atlantic Ocean facing beaches. However, specialists suggest they should release them into the Gulf Stream, otherwise their internal navigation systems (that are programmed from their laying site) may cause them to get lost.
Saturday, July 17, 2010
Gulf turtle evacuees could get lost at sea