< Beachapedia:Factoid | 2013 | 09
Sea Turtles are Increasingly Ingesting Plastic Debris
- "The probability of green (Chelonia mydas) and leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) ingesting debris increased significantly over time, and plastic was the most commonly ingested debris. Turtles in nearly all regions studied ingest debris..." - excerpt from abstract of the study "Global Analysis of Anthropogenic Debris Ingestion by Sea Turtles."
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