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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.

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.

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

www.fws.gov/northflorida/seaturtles/turtle factsheets/leatherback-sea-turtle.htm

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

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 ...

Kid's Times: Leatherback Sea Turtle - NOAA Fisheries


The Kid's Times: Volume I, Issue 3. Leatherback Sea Turtle. Sea turtles are graceful saltwater reptiles, well adapted to life in their marine world. With streamlined ...

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 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 ...

Leatherbacked Turtle: an Endangered Species - Bagheera


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  ...

Leatherback Turtle
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines Family: Dermochelyidae Genus: Dermochelys
Species: Dermochelys coriacea
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... More »
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