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Green Sea Turtle

Chelonia mydas


unfortunately he took me by surprise by being underneath an overhang in the middle of a swim though, he backed out then turned towards me and swam right over me up and out , i had to lean right back to avoid him as he was huge! i just wish i hadn't been so surprised i would have taken more and better pics :(


small caves and sea grass between 9 and 12 m deep on Aliwal Shoal

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Green Sea Turtle
Chelonia mydas Green sea turtle

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chebeague7 8 years ago

Love it!

Little_Betty 8 years ago

thank you :D

ChandlerSharp 8 years ago

I think it's a green sea turtle.

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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Spotted on Feb 21, 2010
Submitted on Nov 21, 2011

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