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Chelonia

the order of reptiles containing the tortoise and turtles.

Chelonia

marine turtles; in the family Chelonidae.

Chelonia mydas
green turtle.
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Florida's east coast beaches also support growing rookeries for green turtles (Witherington et al.
In addition to Green Turtles Khawr al- Jaramah supports a population of mangroves scattered along the eastern alluvial coasts as well as coral reefs along its rocky shores.
Green turtles have been thronging Omani shores for more than 7,000 years.
Both Green turtles and Hawksbill turtles are in the same family, but the first are herbivorous while hawksbill feed on sea sponges and C jelly fish.
Within the quarantine area of the hotel, our first encounter was with two gigantic green turtles, called 106 and 150 - names that actually relate to the number of kilogrammes they each weigh in at.
Our USGS team continues to uncover facets of juvenile green turtle ecology that were previously unknown, despite the challenges inherent in any research on endangered species in a remote environment.
The store is the exclusive distributor of Ripple products whose shower timers include the classic bathroom duck, stylish shower sand timer and a fun green turtle so you know exactly how long to stay in the spray.
Valuable information about green turtle migration of would not be possible without the great efforts of dedicated conservation officers like Ismael and Prince who have tagged hundreds of turtles.
Here are also upon the shoals and reefs great numbers of the finest green turtle in the world, and in the river and the salt creeks are some alligators.
The five species of sea turtles found in and around North America are the leatherback, green turtle, hawksbill, Kemp's ridley and loggerhead.
The site--aptly named Turtle Beach--regularly boasts the highest density of leatherback, hawksbill, and green turtle nests on the island.
In 1987 I brought a plaque from then Prime Minister Brian Mulroney to the opening ceremonies of The Loyalist Sculpture Garden and Monument in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco Islands, Bahamas.