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Leatherback Sea Turtle: The story of an ancient mariner.

The Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) is the biggest, deepest-diving, longest traveling reptile on the planet, and has been in existence for over 100 million years - and was in existence when dinosaurs walked the Earth. These turtles have endured millions of years of global change, but this ancient marine species is currently facing a serious threat -- one that could wipe them from existence. That threat is human beings.

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Sea otters: Cute, smart, and endangered.

Sea otters are some of the cutest, smartest, and even romantic animals on Earth. Not only do they form strong pair bonds that often last years, but they also hold hands (or rather paws!) while they sleep. Because otters live and sleep almost exclusively in the ocean (although they can sometimes be found on land), they ensure the tides don’t drift them apart from their mates by holding hands throughout the night.

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