BC-US--Sea Turtle Declin, 1250
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Steep decline in giant sea turtles seen off US West Coast<
Leatherback sea turtles have been plying the world's oceans for tens of millions of years, but scientists say a rapid decline in their numbers means they could disappear from U.S. West Coast waters within decades<
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By GILLIAN FLACCUS and HAVEN DALEY<
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) _ Scientists were documenting stranded sea turtles on California's beaches nearly 40 years ago when they not ...