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Archytas Pt2

Movements and distribution of loggerheads from Amvrakikos Gulf, Greece 2013

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Still living local after over THREE AND A HALF YEARS! Most turtles seemed to be happy with the spot we found them in and haven't moved anywhere! This is definitely the case for Archytas.

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Species: Loggerhead
Life Stage: Sub-Adult
Gender: Male
Release Date: 2013-06-22 00:00:00
Release Location: Amvrakikos Gulf
Last Location: 2017-03-20 17:15:41

Background

Archytas was an ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician and astronomer from Taranto, southern Italy, 428�347 BC, known as the founder of mathematical mechanics. This turtle was the fourth to get a satellite tag this summer. at 74.5cm but with only a 7.5cm tail we consider him a pubescent male...


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