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Synonyms for leatherback

wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace

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Leatherback turtles have come into conflict with fishers because they can get caught up in gillnets and other trapping equipment.
We hereby conduct a first assessment of secondary nesting beaches for leatherback turtles in Costa Rica.
The leatherback, the largest among turtles in the world, was caught in a net owned by fisherman Jessy Amora around 1:30 a.
Patrick s, has been the centre of Leatherback Turtle research undertaken by Ocean Spirits for the last nine (9) years.
This is the second occasion when a live leatherback turtle was seen in Pakistan, said a press release issued here on Wednesday.
Big Apple Pet Supply has added Leatherback Bearded Dragons (Captive Bred Babies) to their extensive discount inventory.
THE arrival of a giant leatherback turtle made a big splash among locals.
All species of sea turtles in the western Atlantic Ocean occur in Florida's Atlantic waters (Caldwell and Carr, 1957), including loggerhead; green; leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea; hawksbill, Eretmochelys imbricata; and Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempii, turtles.
Leatherback turtles, the world's largest sea turtles, are facing extinction at their last foothold of survival on the beaches of Indonesia's West Papua Province as the population continues to decline, a new study published in the scientific journal Ecosphere said earlier this week.
SAMMY'S GREAT ESCAPE (U) CAST: T Voices of Pat Carroll, Carlos McCullers II PLOT: In this sequel to 2011's A Turtle's Tale, Sammy and Ray are leatherback turtles and best friends.
In an effort to preserve one of the world's densest leatherback turtle nesting sites, construction crews in Trinidad ended up crushing as many as 20,000 turtle eggs and baby turtles.
Thousands of leatherback turtle eggs and hatchlings have been crushed by heavy machinery along a Trinidad beach widely regarded as the world's densest nesting area for the biggest of all living sea turtles, The Guardian reported.
Summary: Hundreds of leatherback turtle eggs have been crushed by bulldozers along the coast of Trinidad.