According to National Geographic, leatherback sea turtles are the largest turtles on Earth, have soft and rubbery shells and thrive in a number of habitats. They live in the frigid...
The Leatherback is the largest living turtle in the world. Very little is known about this pelagic species. Foods are primarily jellyfish, but crustaceans, squid, octopus, and small fish are also...
The leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), sometimes called the lute
turtle or leathery turtle, is the largest of all living turtles and is the fourth-heaviest ...
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The leatherback sea turtle
(Dermochelys coriacea) is unique among sea turtles
because, unlike other sea turtles
who have a carapace of hard bony plates, the leatherback's
carapace is flexible and rubbery in texture. It has long front flippers that make it an excellent ... More »
Information About Sea Turtles: Leatherback Sea Turtle. Download Fact Sheet.
Common Name: Leatherback - named for its unique shell which is composed of a
Jun 11, 2015 ... Pacific leatherback sea turtles are genetically and biologically unique. They
migrate extreme distances across the Pacific from nesting to ...
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The largest of all sea turtles, and one of the largest reptiles on earth, the
leatherback turtle ranges in size from 4-8 feet in length (1.2 - 2.4 meters) and
Once a male leatherback sea turtle struggles from its egg and makes its way to
the sea as a 4-inch (10 cm) hatchling, it may never again return to land during its