Tag: nesting

Kemp’s Ridley Beginnings


If you have visited the National Marine Life Center before, you might have had chance to meet some of our Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle patients. Kemp’s Ridleys travel to the Massachusetts coast in the fall because food is more abundant here this time of year. When winter hits, the turtles know it’s time to head […]

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The Ridley in the Library with the Candlestick, right?

Archie Carr

Did you know that the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle was at one time considered the most mysterious turtle of the Gulf coast?  According to prominent sea turtle naturalist Archie Carr, the ridley was maddeningly perplexing.  Recently I have been reading Dr. Carr’s accounts of his experiences searching for sea turtles throughout the Gulf coast and […]

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