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The developing hatchlings do not have sex chromosomes so their gender is determined by the temperature within the nest.

There is a "pivotal" temperature which varies slightly among species, ranging between approximately 83-85 degrees fahrenheit (28-29 degress celsius), at which embryos within a nest develop into a mix of males and females. Temperatures above this range produce females and colder temperatures produce males.

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The sex of a baby sea turtle is determined by the temp of the sand. Cooler sand produces males and warmer sand produces females.

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