Sea turtles: Abstract of an article published in PLoS ONE on the impact of the microbial load over the hatching success of olive ridley sea turtles in Costa Rica.
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Parthenogenesis: Excerpt from a wikipedia article on parthenogenesis accessed on Feb 20th, 2015.