For many populations of sea turtles, we have no idea where they go after they swim off to the sea as hatchlings. It’s been called „the lost years“. We see them when they show up as juveniles at feeding grounds, or even later. But now, thanks to technology and dedicated sea turtle biologists, the youngest turtles ever tracked have been satellite tagged and followed on a 4500 mile journey in the Atlantic ocean.

BabyTurtles tracked swim 4,500 miles across the Atlantic