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LOGGERHEAD TURTLE
Caretta caretta
This species has a "worldwide" distribution

Common Name

Scientific Name

Distribution

Atlantic Loggerhead Turtle

Caretta caretta caretta

Atlantic Ocean

Indo-Pacific Loggerhead Turtle

Caretta caretta gigas

Indian and Pacific Ocean

Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta
Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta gigas at Sea World (Australia)

LOGGERHEAD TURTLE Chelonia caretta THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA map
Map shows Australian populations only

Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta
Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta gigas at Sea World (Australia)

Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta
Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta gigas at Sea World (Australia)

Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta
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baby LOGGERHEAD TURTLE Chelonia caretta THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA
A juvenile Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta gigas

Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta
Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta showing head scalation

LOGGERHEAD TURTLE Chelonia caretta THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

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