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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Feb 10, 2016 ... Pacific leatherback sea turtles are genetically and biologically unique. They
migrate extreme distances across the Pacific from nesting to ...
Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea). Common Name: Leatherback - named for
its unique shell which is composed of a layer of thin, tough, rubbery skin, ...
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
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 ...
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
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 ...