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Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata

Description:

The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is a critically endangered sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. It is the only extant species in its genus. The species has a worldwide distribution, with Atlantic and Pacific subspecies.

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Jaws225
Jaws225 8 years ago
Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Eretmochelys imbricata


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8 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 8 years ago

Simply beautiful. I've not heard of these fellow before. Cheers for the introduction.

vivianpoma
vivianpoma 8 years ago

Very nice picture !!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

I really love this! So precious!

sianakdesa
sianakdesa 8 years ago

@Mandy : Yes, That's a baby sea turtle :D

sianakdesa
sianakdesa 8 years ago

@Christiane : Than you cris :)

sianakdesa
sianakdesa 8 years ago

@Jaws : Thanks for ID :)

Christiane
Christiane 8 years ago

I have moved it to REPTILES.. :)

Mandy Hollman
Mandy Hollman 8 years ago

That's a baby sea turtle, right?
(If so, it should be classified as a reptile.)
Very cute

sianakdesa
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sianakdesa

Indonesia

Spotted on Apr 8, 2013
Submitted on Apr 8, 2013

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