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leatherback

le dher bak

  • n  wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace; largest living turtle

  • He has helped point out, for example, that female turtles make many nests, meaning that killing even a few can have geometric consequences: "In Florida, we get 20 or 30 leatherback .
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  • St Brendan in Thaindian.com (blog)
    Leatherback sea turtles survived the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs, but they are unlikely to survive our unsustainable appetite for swordfish,said Brendan Cummings, staff attorney and oceans program director with the Center for...
  • Sandi Thom in Glasgow Daily Record
    Sea Turtles are endangered everywhere. Unless there is a concerted effort by all the groups and individuals who care, the Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle is almost certainly doomed to extinction. And these efforts would be greatly strengthened by... Jane Goodall http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Goodall&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFDYhZn0Lwbx5C3isGMhV8Q1LZ1Yw The Baltimore Chronicle http://www.google.com/url?q=http://baltimorechronicle.com/020205SeaTurtle.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGAoQ3nbYBMRAjN--gIG_VQLCY60A Feb 2, 2005 57419 76284 leathered Sandi added: I bumped into her at the after-party and told her the story behind the name of the album - that, unfortunately, it wasn't about her. It was named after a pub - which was also quite apt. Still, as I think she was pretty leathered by the...

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