Cumulative distance traveled: 2,175 km (1,352 miles)
Distance covered since last location: 222 km
Notes: Rickie has moved quickly north from her nesting beach and is in the eastern Gulf of Mexico near Key West, Florida. Straight line distance from release site is 1,742 km.
Cumulative Distance refers to how far the turtle has actually travelled since it was first tagged. Straight Line Distance refers to the distance between where the turtle was first tagged and its current position in a straight line.
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