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Here’s The Not-So-Glamorous Reason Why Scientists Made Swimwear For These Turtles

The turtles are now swimming in style.

Researchers in Australia are hoping to learn more about the habitat and diet of loggerhead sea turtles.

 

They’re doing so by studying their poop. While that may not be entirely glamorous or exciting, the scientists from the University of Queensland are doing this by creating some adorable little outfits for the loggerheads. In order to collect the samples, they’ve made them little swimsuits.

This results of this study are important to the researchers because loggerheads are an endangered and vulnerable species.

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Once the study is completed, the turtles are released back to their home in Moreton Bay.

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