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Green Sea Turtles

Chelonia mydas


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.


Reef in Nassau, Bahamas


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 3 years ago

Thanks Stephanie! It was an amazing experience for sure!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 3 years ago

Amazing photos Bill! What a beautiful creature.

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Nassau, Westward Villas, Bahamas

Lat: 25.09, Long: -77.40

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

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