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KEMPS RIDLEY SEA TURTLE
or
Atlantic Ridley Sea Turtle
Lepidochelys kempii

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Distribution:- North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico (North of Equator)

Comments:- This is a relatively small species of Sea turtle that grows a little over 2ft (60cm) long


Kemp's Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii)



Juvenile Kemp's Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii)
Juvenile Kemp's Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii)


Kemp's Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) Laying eggs
Kemp's Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) laying eggs

Kemp's Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii)
Kemp's Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii)







HYBRIDS

Note that hybrids can occur in the wild between Kemp's Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) and Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta caretta)


LINKS OF INTEREST

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle
Wikipedia

Information About Sea Turtles: Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle
Sea Turtle Conservancy

Kemp's Ridley Turtle
Oceana

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