Ten Creatures that may become extinct in the next 10 years

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 | By Cherie Glenn

Leatherback Sea Turtle

LEATHERBACK SEA TURTLE

Leatherback sea turtles have been around since pre-historic times. And unfortunately, if the species is allowed to vanish, scientists believe it will foreshadow the extinction of a host of other marine species. It is estimated that there are less than 5,000 nesting female leatherback sea turtles in the Pacific Ocean today, down from 91,000 in 1980.



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