Sea-turtle marathon winner

billie_turtle.jpg
Mr. Leatherback reports that we have a winner in the Great Turtle Race. A sea-turtle named Billie made the trek from Coast Rica to the Galapagos in ten days. Billie was sponsored by the Offield Center for Billfish Studies.

Meanwhile, Yahoo’s “Turtleocity” set the record for deepest diving turtle in the race with an incredible dive to 2,789 ft (850m)! Wow. There be jellies, we presume.

Read more here.

Peter Etnoyer (397 Posts)

PhD candidate at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and doctoral fellow Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies.