Leatherback turtle

Transmitters reveal secret turtle voyages

Researchers have tracked ‘nature’s ancient mariners’ as they spend several months travelling from Africa to South America. On 2 February 2009, at 4am, a turtle known as Tika set off from the coast of Gabon, west Africa. She spent almost six months swimming across the Atlantic, a 5,000-mile (8,000km) journey to the coast of South(…)

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Transmitters reveal secret turtle voyages

Researchers have tracked ‘nature’s ancient mariners’ as they spend several months travelling from Africa to South America. On 2 February 2009, at 4am, a turtle known as Tika set off from the coast of Gabon, west Africa. She spent almost six months swimming across the Atlantic, a 5,000-mile (8,000km) journey to the coast of South(…)

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