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1 October 2012 A Leatherback Turtle Stranding at Danger Point, Gansbaai, South Africa
Oliver J.D. Jewell, Michelle A. Wcisel
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A dead, mature male leatherback turtle was sighted at Danger Point, Gansbaai on South Africa's southwest coast. Leatherback turtle sightings are rare along this coastline although the site lies between two areas of known aggregation; a tropical breeding area to the east and the highly productive Benguela upwelling ecosystem foraging area to the west.

Oliver J.D. Jewell and Michelle A. Wcisel "A Leatherback Turtle Stranding at Danger Point, Gansbaai, South Africa," South African Journal of Wildlife Research 42(2), 147-150, (1 October 2012). https://doi.org/10.3957/056.042.0210
Received: 18 June 2012; Accepted: 1 November 2012; Published: 1 October 2012
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