To make matters worse, the leatherback sometimes mistakes the soft plastic refuse littering the ocean for its normal snack-of-choice, jellyfish
Leatherback turtles, immune to cold waters, lay eggs whose sex is determined by water temperature.
Scientists are learning how leatherback turtles adapt to changes in environment.
Unlike other sea turtles, the Leatherback can survive in cold waters.
The Leatherback turtle is special because of its ability, unlike other sea turtles, to survive in cold waters.