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Green turtle

Dermochelys coriacea

Notes:

this is a giant turtle, i have never seen one so huge , if you look at the pic with the diver in the turtle is looking at him resting under the overhanging rocks and you can see they are not very different in size !



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Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback sea turtle


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2 Comments

chebeague7
chebeague7 7 years ago

Maybe you want to put the second photo as the cover photo cause the turtle is not very visale in first photo anyway greeat spotting!

PatriciaPi
PatriciaPi 7 years ago

sorry but this is not a leatherback sea turtle, is a green turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Little_Betty
Spotted by
Little_Betty

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Lat: -30.25, Long: 30.82

Spotted on Feb 23, 2010
Submitted on Nov 23, 2011

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