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SAVING THE OCEAN

Trinidad's Turtle Giants

  • Aired: 01/03/2013
  • 25:55
  • Rating: NR
After local leaders launched a crusade to end the slaughter of Trinidad’s thousand-pound leatherback turtles, the turtles were transformed from shark bait to tourist attraction. Now Trinidad’s beaches support 80 percent of the entire Caribbean’s leatherbacks and nearby villages make a great living catering to the visitors.
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Learn how Trinidad transformed leatherback turtles from shark bait to tourist attraction.
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