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Oil spill threatens sea turtles
Disaster in Gulf of Mexico is threatening the existence of endangered Kemp's Ridley Turtles.
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2010 09:57 GMT

Besides seabirds and wetlands' wildlife, the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico is also threatening the world's most endangered sea turtles.

The Kemp's Ridley Turtle has been making a comeback in recent years with the help of conservationists. 

But its migratory path takes it right through the polluted Gulf.

Al Jazeera's Franc Contreras reports from Mexico's northeastern Gulf Coast.

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