Flatback Sea Turtle

Flatback Sea Turtle

Flatback Sea Turtle – Natator depressus Introduction As the name implies, the Flatback Sea Turtle has a shell that is very flat on the top. This allows it to move with ease through the water. The shell is brown in color with black specks on it in random...
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle – Lepidochelys olivacea Description Featuring a gray and green coloring as well as a heart shaped shell, the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle is one many people are familiar with. The young ones are mainly gray in color and as they get older they...
Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle

Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle – Lepidochelys kempii Description The Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle is one of the smallest out there in the world. They weigh only about 100 pounds and they are from 2 ½ feet long to 3 feet long. They are gray and green in color with...
Leatherback Sea Turtle

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Leatherback Sea Turtle – Dermochelys coriacea Description The Leatherback Sea Turtle is the largest of all species that live in the water. It also ranks as the fourth largest reptile in the world. It is only beat out by three species of crocodiles. The biggest...