Is Climate Change Leading to Dearth of Male Sea Turtles in Florida?

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Experts are divided on the climate change's impact on sea turtle species' survival. The sea turtles' sex is influenced by the sand's temperature where the eggs are buried. Male sea turtles are already a minority, outnumbered by about 10 to 1. And as the sand heats up, fewer and fewer males begin to grow.

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