BROADCAST DATE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2000
These fascinating reptiles have been around since the age of dinosaurs, but threats from humans endanger their continued existence. Their ability to migrate thousands of miles and need to nest on land's edge pose interesting dilemmas for the scientists trying to save them. They also present unique opportunites to study their natural behavior. Follow along with scientists as they track the migration of sea turtles and try to protect them throughout their long-distance journey.