Audio: Steep decline in leatherback sea turtles seen off West Coast; facing high extinction risk

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A species of sea turtles that dates back to the dinosaurs may soon go extinct in the Pacific Ocean. Leatherback sea turtles, which can weigh up to 2,000 pounds, are the largest of the species on Earth.

CALIFORNIA (NewsNation Now) — A species of sea turtles that dates back to the dinosaurs may soon go extinct in the Pacific Ocean. Leatherback sea turtles, which can weigh up to 2,000 pounds, are the largest of the species on Earth.

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