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  • n. A variant form of sea turtle

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Examples

  • The fiercely intelligent animals are prodigious breeders (a pig population can triple in a year) and will eat everything from acorns and blackberries to sea-turtle eggs and deer fawns.

    The Boar War

  • Archie Carr, the late sea-turtle biologist, wrote so lovingly in the 1960s of seeing turtles, bathed in moonlight or the glow of phosphorescent surf, that his books helped nesting beaches become tourist draws from Costa Rica to Florida.

    The Beating Heart Beneath the Shell

  • Five of the world's seven sea-turtle species nest along the Gulf Coast, and all five are deemed either endangered or threatened.

    BP Spill's Next Major Phase: Wrangling Over Toll on Gulf

  • In the meantime, Google relied on sea-turtle engineers who had come to China to check the code of local engineers.

    In the Plex

  • Sarah L. Milton, a sea-turtle physiologist at Florida Atlantic University, and co-author of a 2003 NOAA report on oil toxicity and its impacts on sea turtles, told the Huffington Post it couldn't have happened at a worse time.

    Gulf Oil Spill: The Plight of the Sea Turtles

  • Like a sea-turtle stuck in a plastic six-pack ring, I am incapable of freeing myself.

    The Perils of Karaoke « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • The article is called, Fury Over Conservationists Taking Fees from Developers: A proposed megaport and a sea-turtle nesting beach collide within the group that maintains the endangered species list IUCN.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • The grounds feature a sea-turtle rehabilitation center, which serves as a temporary hospital for injured turtles, as well as a permanent home for turtles not healthy enough to return to their natural habitats.

    Grand as Well as Green

  • Fury Over Conservationists Taking Fees from Developers: proposed megaport and a sea-turtle nesting beach collide within the group that maintains the endangered species list.

    snowed in

  • Activists in sea-turtle costumes protested globalization in Seattle in 1999, he notes, but what people remember are the radicals who smashed store windows.

    Activists to Play Comedy, Not Drama, at Denver Convention

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