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Turtle in the Sky This Green Turtle - Chelonia mydas has some damage to its carapace, not sure if its injured due to Boat propellers or by Shark's attacks.  Turtles are favourite food of Tiger Sharks. Chelonia mydas,Green Sea Turtle,Green Turtle,Maldives,Turtle Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Turtle in the Sky

This Green Turtle - Chelonia mydas has some damage to its carapace, not sure if its injured due to Boat propellers or by Shark's attacks. Turtles are favourite food of Tiger Sharks.

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  1. Beautiful! Posted 10 days ago
    1. Thanks, Lisa :) Posted 10 days ago

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The green sea turtle , also known as the green turtle, black turtle, or Pacific green turtle, is a large sea turtle of the family Cheloniidae. It is the only species in the genus ''Chelonia''. Its range extends throughout tropical and subtropical seas around the world, with two distinct populations in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The common name comes from the usually green fat found beneath its carapace.

This sea turtle's dorsoventrally flattened body is covered by a large, teardrop-shaped.. more

Similar species: Turtles And Tortoises
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Jul 11, 2019. Captured Mar 21, 2019 17:57.
  • TG-5
  • f/8.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO100
  • 4.5mm