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Green Sea Turtles

Chelonia mydas

Description:

Large sea turtle with smooth carapace. Named for the color of its fat, rather than visual color. Populations have been dramatically reduced forcing it to be considered endangered.

Habitat:

Reef in Nassau, Bahamas

Notes:

While snorkeling in the Bahamas, these green sea turtles would come in and feed on the plant life. At one time, I had six of these beauties swimming around me! Such a peaceful moment.

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1 Comment

beaker98
beaker98 2 years ago

Thanks Stephanie! It was an amazing experience for sure!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 2 years ago

Amazing photos Bill! What a beautiful creature.

Nassau, Westward Villas, Bahamas

Lat: 25.09, Long: -77.40

Spotted on Mar 23, 2016
Submitted on Apr 5, 2016

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