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Baby Sea turtles lost years mystery unravelled

Baby Sea turtles lost years mystery unravelled
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Researchers have found an important new clue in the sea turtle\'s \"lost years\" mystery. New findings suggest that sea turtles are very active swimmers even at a tender age of six to 18 months, and they do not just passively drift in ocean currents as researchers once thought.

New York: Researchers have found an important new clue in the sea turtle's "lost years" mystery. New findings suggest that sea turtles are very active swimmers even at a tender age of six to 18 months, and they do not just passively drift in ocean currents as researchers once thought.

Where exactly turtles travel in their first years of life, before returning to coastal areas as adults to forage and reproduce, has puzzled scientists for decades. Upon hatching, young sea turtles swim offshore and disperse with the help of ocean currents.

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