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Leatherback turtles, giant squids, and other mysterious animals of the deepest seas

Ana Maria Rodriguez

Leatherback turtles, giant squids, and other mysterious animals of the deepest seas

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Published by Enslow in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAna María Rodríguez
SeriesExtreme animals in extreme environments
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL125.5 .R63 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24384204M
ISBN 109780766036963
LC Control Number2010037576
OCLC/WorldCa664519555


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Leatherback turtles are one of the deepest-diving marine animals. Individuals have been recorded diving to depths as great as 1, m (4, ft). Typical dive durations are between 3 and 8 minutes, with dives of 30–70 minutes occurring infrequently.

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To lay eggs, a sea turtle swims thousands of miles to the beach where she was born. This long journey is fraught with danger.

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