Leatherback Sea Turtle

Leatherback Sea Turtle

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The leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), sometimes called the lute turtle or leathery turtle or simply the luth, is the largest of all living turtles and is the …
Species: D. coriacea
Genus: Dermochelys; Blainville‎, 1816‎
Family: Dermochelyidae
Kingdom: Animalia

Leatherbacks reach maturity at approximately 16 years old. Their average lifespan is unknown, but it’s thought to be at least 30 years. Leatherback sea turtles are federally listed as endangered.

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The leatherback sea turtle, sometimes called the lute turtle or leathery turtle or simply the luth, is the largest of all living turtles and is the fourth-heaviest modern reptile behind three crocodilians. It is the only living species in the genus Dermochelys and family Dermochelyidae.
Conservation status: Vulnerable (Population decreasing) Encyclopedia of Life
Mass: 250 – 700 kg (Adult)
Scientific name: Dermochelys coriacea
Length: 1.8 – 2.2 m (Adult)
Clutch size: 110
Speed: 35 km/h (Maximum, In The Water, Swimming

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