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Leatherback Sea Turtle

Dermochelys coriacea

Description:

Sea turtle hatchling heading to the ocean, it hatched out from the nest after 58 days of incubation



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4 Comments

Archer 07
Archer 07 3 years ago

What a beautiful little guy. I have never seen an ocean turtle before in real life.

Catalina
Catalina 3 years ago

Yes!

AshleyL
AshleyL 3 years ago

Is it a baby?

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 3 years ago

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Florida, USA

Lat: 26.71, Long: -80.04

Spotted on Jun 22, 2014
Submitted on Oct 5, 2015

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