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Sea Turtle Pictures - Photos of Sea Turtles

Endangered Marine Reptiles


Have you ever seen a live sea turtle? These marine reptiles are graceful underwater, and usually ungainly on land.

There are seven recognized species of sea turtles, six of which (the hawksbill, green, loggerhead, Kemp's ridley, olive ridley, and flatback turtles) are in the Family Cheloniidae, with only one (the leatherback) in the family Dermochelyidae.

Here you can see beautiful images of sea turtles, and learn facts about several sea turtle species.

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Green Turtle / Andy Bruckner, NOAAGreen TurtleGreen Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Hatchling, Caribbean Conservation Corporation / www.cccturtle.orgGreen Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) HatchlingGuess the Creature/ JGClipperA Loggerhead Spotted Off the Coast of MaineHawksbill Sea Turtle / Becky A. Dayhuff, NOAA Photo LibraryHawksbill Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Sea Turtle / FL Keys National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA Photo LibraryHawksbill TurtleOlive Ridley Sea Turtle Arribada / Sebastian Troëng, Sea Turtle Conservancy/www.conserveturtles.orgOlive Ridley Sea TurtlesLoggerhead Sea Turtle / USFWSLoggerhead Sea Turtle Green Sea Turtle / NOAAGreen Sea Turtle
Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle With Eggs / USFWSKemp's Ridley Sea TurtleLeatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), Daniel Evans / Caribbean Conservation CorporationLeatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) PictureLeatherback Turtle Hatchling / Jimmy G, FlickrA Young Leatherback Heads to SeaHawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), Caribbean Conservation Corporation/www.cccturtle.orgHawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
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