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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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