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Green Turtle

Chelonia mydas

Notes:

There were a few of these Green Turtles feeding on the grasses on the sea floor where I was snorkeling at St. John. It was great to swim just a few feet from these turtles without them being afraid.

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5 Comments

Carol Snow Milne 2
Carol Snow Milne 2 7 years ago

Gorgeous series. What a wonderful experience.

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks Yuko, it was a great experience to be so close to these turtles!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

This is such a beautiful series! It must have been an incredible experience to be able to swim with these beautiful creatures! I envy you!

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks Courtney!

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 7 years ago

Beautiful pictures!!!

Tom15
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United States Virgin Islands, United States Virgin Islands

Spotted on Oct 24, 2009
Submitted on Feb 23, 2013

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