Warmer seas 'turning turtles female' - BBC News - Buxrs.com
Published: 6 months ago By: BBC News
By: BBC NewsPublished: 6 months ago
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Green sea turtles' gender is temperature dependent and warmer seas are turning too many of them female, according to a study.
Research - carried out on a group of 200,000 turtles in the northern Great Barrier Reef - found this poses a threat to the population of the endangered reptile.
The study was carried out by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, California State University and Worldwide Fund for Nature Australia.
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