The first U.S. nuclear reactor goes online, and the Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle is declared an endangered species.
Sun, Dec 02 2012 at 5:00 AM
Dec. 2, 1970:
Decimated by shrimp trawlers, habitat destruction, and direct hunting, the Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle
(at right) is declared a U.S. endangered species.
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