Hawksbill Turtle

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Hawksbill turtles are believed to be guided inland to their nesting beaches by magnetic fields and the lunar phases and positioning of the moon.

The mechanisms that aid hawksbill turtles in returning to their nesting beaches are still unknown.

It has been thought that these turtles are guided inland by magnetic fields and the lunar phases and positioning of the moon.

Sources: (Edelman, 2004; Ernst, Lovich, Barbour, 1994)
Image: Gerwin Sturm

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