The Survival of Sea Turtles

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Young sea turtles face incredible odds against their survival from natural causes like predation and environmental challenges. Naturally, about 20 in one-thousand sea turtles survive to breeding age.

But humans are making their lives a lot more difficult. It’s estimated that, since human interference started impacting the oceans and beach nesting grounds, only two in one-thousand survive the perilous journey from egg to breeding age.

Watch the video to learn more about its miraculous existence against incredible odds.

Want to do something to help sea turtles in Mexico? Check out our Gift That Gives More that helps 100 baby turtles in Mexico hatch and make it safely to their new life in the ocean.

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