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Swimming for Survival: The Great Turtle Race  April 2007

April 2007  
Swimming for Survival: The Great Turtle Race
by Cameron Walker

Slow-moving turtles might not seem like very exciting racers. But this spring, the first-ever Great Turtle Race will pit migrating leatherback sea turtles against each other in a 750-mile (1,207-kilometer) swim to the Galápagos Islands.

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