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Which sea turtle is only one to nest during the day?

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Which sea turtle is the only one to nest in daylight?

The Kemp’s ridley turtle is the only sea turtle to nest during the day, which has become a threat to the future of the species. The massive nesting swarms of Kemp’s ridley turtles have become popular with tourists, who have access to the large, slow-moving females since nesting happens at day and not at night light with other sea turtles.

This Cool, Gross & Weird!® excerpt is from Today’s Dinosaurs: A Complete Guide to Turtles, Terrapins, and Tortoises by Stacey Venzel (July 2017/Sherpa Multimedia). Today’s Dinosaurs is available now.

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