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Caretta caretta hatchling, Gerakas-beach,  isle of Zakynthos (Greece) Oct. 01, 2018 I was fortunate to see how the last two Caretta caretta-hatchlings, of a nest of 40, were running to the surf on Gerakas-Beach, Zakynthos (Greece). Caretta caretta,Fall,Geotagged,Greece,Loggerhead sea turtle Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Caretta caretta hatchling, Gerakas-beach, isle of Zakynthos (Greece) Oct. 01, 2018

I was fortunate to see how the last two Caretta caretta-hatchlings, of a nest of 40, were running to the surf on Gerakas-Beach, Zakynthos (Greece).

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  1. What a fantastic thing to witness! Posted one year ago
  2. Nice!
    Wim, I heard from Joost about your geotagging issues. For those without a country detected, I slightly moved them so they are on the island which you indicated. The country is now correctly detected. I hope you're ok with me doing this.
    Posted one year ago

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The loggerhead sea turtle , or loggerhead, is an oceanic turtle distributed throughout the world. It is a marine reptile, belonging to the family Cheloniidae. The average loggerhead measures around 90 centimeters long when fully grown, although larger specimens of up to 270 centimeters have been discovered. The adult loggerhead sea turtle weighs approximately 135 kilograms , with the largest specimens weighing in at more than 454 kilograms . The skin ranges from yellow to brown in color, and the.. more

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Uploaded Oct 11, 2018. Captured Oct 1, 2018 10:27 in Venizelou 4, Zakinthos 291 00, Greece.
  • DSC-HX50
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO320
  • 34.46mm