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Leatherback sea turtle


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 ...

Leatherback Sea Turtle - National Geographic


Learn all you wanted to know about leatherback sea turtles with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

Leatherback Turtle | Sea Turtles | Species | WWF


Protect endangered species, including the leatherback sea turtle, at World Wildlife Fund. Learn about the ways WWF works to conserve a future where people ...

Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) :: NOAA Fisheries


Feb 10, 2016 ... Pacific leatherback sea turtles are genetically and biologically unique. They migrate extreme distances across the Pacific from nesting to ...

Leatherback Sea Turtle Facts - N.E.S.T.


Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea). Common Name: Leatherback - named for its unique shell which is composed of a layer of thin, tough, rubbery skin, ...

Leatherback Sea Turtle | Sea Turtle, Inc


This species is a highly migratory, pelagic (deep water) species. It has a streamlined body and is capable of dives of up to an estimated 4,265 feet. Its high fat ...

Leatherback sea turtle - Center for Biological Diversity


As ancient as the dinosaurs, the leatherback sea turtle is something of a dinosaur itself — and the heaviest reptile on the planet. This champion swimmer, whose ...

Leatherback Turtle - National Wildlife Federation


Description: Unlike other sea turtles, the bony shell of the leatherback is not visible. Instead, it is covered by a leathery layer of black or brown skin, hence their ...

Leatherback turtle | WWF


The Pacific population of leatherback sea turtles has suffered most over the last twenty years: as few as 2,300 adult females now remain, making the Pacific ...

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Aug 29, 2012 ... Leatherback Turtle - Laying eggs in broad daylight at Sodwana - South ... Female hatchlings that make it to sea will roam the oceans until they ...
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Sea Turtle Conservancy :: Leatherback Sea Turtle


The leatherback is the only sea turtle that lacks a hard shell. Its carapace is large, elongated and flexible with 7 distinct ridges running the length of the animal.

Leatherbacks — SEE Turtles


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 weighs ...

Leatherback sea turtle Fact Sheet | U S Fish & Wuildlife Service's ...


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's North Florida Field Office factsheet providing details on the leatherback sea turtle biology, ecology, protected status and ...