Tag: kemp’s ridley sea turtle

August 26, 2022

Rare sea turtles make surprise appearances

For the first time in 75 years, biologists have spotted sea turtle hatchlings in Louisiana. The Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) hatchlings were found in the Breton National Wildlife Refuge, located...

March 13, 2020

Watch: Kemp’s ridley sea turtle continues to rebound

The Kemp’s ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) was once thought to be on its way to extinction. But thanks to conservation efforts, the turtle is making a comeback. At Padre...

January 11, 2016

Gulf Spill May Have Affected Sea Turtles Across Atlantic

A new model combines ocean current information with sea turtle nesting data to find out which populations may have been the most affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in...