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The Leatherback Seaturtle is a Very Large Turtle
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World's Largest Sea Turtle! Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle!
World's Largest Sea Turtle! Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle! https://youtu.be/6u5NqrKG3dA I know this is not our usual content, but could you imagine if we could get this turtle on our side? GO TEAM USA! Minigun Turtle! Make sure to subscribe to the channel! Leatherback turtles have the most hydrodynamic body design of any sea turtle, with a large, teardrop-shaped body. A large pair of front flippers powers the turtles through the water. Like other sea turtles, the leatherback has flattened fore limbs adapted for swimming in the open ocean. Claws are absent from both pairs of flippers. The leatherback's flippers are the largest in proportion to its body among extant sea turtles. Leatherback's front flippers can grow up to 2.7 m (8.9 ft) in large specimens, the largest flippers (even in comparison to its body) of any sea turtle. The leatherback has several characteristics that distinguish it from other sea turtles. Its most notable feature is the lack of a bony carapace. Instead of scutes, it has thick, leathery skin with embedded minuscule osteoderms. Seven distinct ridges rise from the carapace, crossing from the cranial to caudal margin of the turtle's back. Leatherbacks are unique among reptiles in that their scales lack β-keratin. The entire turtle's dorsal surface is colored dark grey to black, with a scattering of white blotches and spots. Demonstrating countershading, the turtle's underside is lightly colored. Instead of teeth, the leatherback turtle has points on the tomium of its upper lip, with backwards spines in its throat to help it swallow food and to stop its prey from escaping once caught. Oesophagus of a leatherback sea turtle showing spines to retain prey D. coriacea adults average 1–1.75 m (3.3–5.7 ft) in curved carapace length (CCL), 1.83–2.2 m (6.0–7.2 ft) in total length, and 250 to 700 kg (550 to 1,540 lb) in weight. In the Caribbean, the mean size of adults was reported at 384 kg (847 lb) in weight and 1.55 m (5.1 ft) in CCL. Similarly, those nesting in French Guiana, weighed an average of 339.3 kg (748 lb) and measured 1.54 m (5.1 ft) in CCL. The largest verified specimen ever found was discovered in the Pakistani beach of Sanspit and measured 213 cm (6.99 ft) in CCL and 650 kg (1,433 lb) in weight, a previous contender, the "Harlech turtle", was purportedly 256.5 cm (8.42 ft) in CCL and 916 kg (2,019 lb) in weight however recent inspection of its remains housed at the National Museum Cardiff have found that its true CCL is around 1.5 m (4.9 ft), casting doubt on the accuracy of the claimed weight, as well. On the other hand, a scientific paper claimed that the species can weigh up to 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) without providing more verifiable detail. The leatherback turtle is scarcely larger than any other sea turtle upon hatching, as they average 61.3 mm (2.41 in) in carapace length and weigh around 46 g (1.6 oz) when freshly hatched. D. coriacea exhibits several anatomical characteristics believed to be associated with a life in cold waters, including an extensive covering of brown adipose tissue, temperature-independent swimming muscles, countercurrent heat exchangers between the large front flippers and the core body, and an extensive network of countercurrent heat exchangers surrounding the trachea. Leave a like on this video if you enjoyed! Our videos are provided by the Department of Defense, and NATO TV. The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement. In general, all media on the site is produced by U.S. DoD or Federal Agencies, and is in the public domain, i.e., not protected by U.S. copyright; however, other restrictions might apply, such as, but not limited to, the right to enforce trademarks, and the right of privacy/right of publicity, any of which might restrict use of some of the media. Media may not be used to imply endorsement of any product or service by the DoD.
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Protecting leatherback turtles - Blue Planet II: Episode 7 Preview - BBC One
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Check out the close encounter that Matt and Shaw Watson had with a Leatherback turtle in HD.
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Amazing Facts About Leatherback Sea Turtles
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Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle Freed From Entanglement
This giant of the sea was spotted in a mussel farm near Cottrell's Cove, Newfoundland. Jumping quickly to action, our party quickly freed the endangered turtle.
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National Geographic Animals 2017 | Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle! | Wildlife Documentary 20
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Facts: The Leatherback Sea Turtle
Quick facts about the largest turtle in the world! The leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea). Leatherback sea turtle facts! Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvVWg9g4zQeoYdBsLbGypBQ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- LEATHERBACK SEA TURTLE SWAG Toy -- https://amzn.to/2sqwSGV Puppet -- https://amzn.to/2RLZaK6 Stamp -- https://amzn.to/2RRgBJz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- REFERENCES AND HELPFUL LINKS https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/species/leatherback-turtle http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/species-especes/profiles-profils/leatherbackturtleatlantic-tortueluthatlantique-eng.html http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/species-especes/profiles-profils/leatherbackturtlepacific-tortueluthpacifique-eng.html https://www.fws.gov/northflorida/seaturtles/turtle%20factsheets/leatherback-sea-turtle.htm https://www.burkemuseum.org/blog/leatherback-sea-turtle https://www.nps.gov/drto/learn/nature/leatherback.htm https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/l/leatherback-sea-turtle/ Ocean: The World's Last Wilderness Revealed https://amzn.to/2Fmsf8h Leatherback Sea Turtles: Ancient Swimming Reptiles https://amzn.to/2RJZjxI ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Music: New Land by Albis ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Images Licensed Under Creative Commons/ Public Domain By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region - Leatherback sea turtle/ Tinglar, USVIUploaded by AlbertHerring, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=29814022 By Cephas - Wallace, B.P., Tiwari, M. & Girondot, M. 2013. Dermochelys coriacea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T6494A43526147. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T6494A43526147.en. Downloaded on 18 November 2018., CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=74490789 Mdomingoa [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons By MichelleCW - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=55459390 seegraswiese [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Bernard DUPONT https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/ Videos Licensed Under Creative Commons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEknrSqC9cQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9oW2vwCOp0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLA8dWtnG6Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5x41sljn9c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGOYEzT24Pw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ3VKMbpPHw
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New Born, Baby Sea Turtles Race to the Ocean!
Cozumel, Mexico - With the help of volunteers, we safely release 82 baby sea turtles into the Caribbean - an amazing experience!
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Species in the Spotlight: Pacific Leatherback Turtle Recovery
Critically low populations of Pacific Leatherback sea turtles have put them in the spotlight for increased aid and attention. These sea turtles suffer from many threats such as getting caught in fishing nets, over-harvesting of eggs and destruction of nests by animals. Find out what NOAA is doing and what you can do to help recover these endangered populations.
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See a Sea Turtle Devour a Jellyfish Like Spaghetti | National Geographic
A marine biologist captured footage of a green sea turtle enjoying a stinging meal - a jellyfish. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Jellyfish paralyze prey using neurotoxins in their tentacles, but the turtle does not seem to be affected. It closes its eyes and uses its flipper as a shield from the jellyfish’s stinging tentacles. Green sea turtles are endangered. Their main threat is overexploitation of eggs from the beaches they are laid on. Green sea turtles are predominately herbivorous, but juveniles have been known to feed on jellyfish. Click here to read more about the sea turtle and the jellyfish. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/sea-turtle-eats-jellyfish-video-ecology-marine-spd/ See a Sea Turtle Devour a Jellyfish Like Spaghetti | National Geographic https://youtu.be/PA66nEJYaAU National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Sea Turtle Nesting Video
http://www.seeturtles.org/ An educational video by SEE Turtles about the nesting process of sea turtles. Learn how female turtles come ashore to lay their eggs and how hatchlings make their way to the ocean. Join a sea turtle conservation tour: http://www.seeturtles.org/upcoming-tours Donate to help save baby sea turtles today: http://www.seeturtles.org/billion-baby-turtles/ Learn more about our School Program: Educational presentations: http://www.seeturtles.org/class-presentations/ Sea Turtle Field Trips: http://www.seeturtles.org/student-field-trips/ Free sea turtle lesson plans: http://www.seeturtles.org/lesson-plans/ Follow us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/SEEturtles/ https://www.instagram.com/see_turtles/ https://twitter.com/SEEturtles
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Giant And Largest Sea Turtle Lack on Beach
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Sea Turtles Documentary Sea Turtles Documentary Inside Nature's Giants : The Leatherback Turtle
Sea Turtles Documentary Sea Turtles Documentary Inside Nature's Giants : The Leatherback Turtle Sea Turtles Documentary Inside Nature's Giants : The Leatherback Turtle Subscribe & More Videos: Thank for watching, Please Like Share And SUBSCRIBE!!! #inside, #channel Subscribe & More Videos: https://goo.gl/M4aN8F Thank for watching, Please Like Share And SUBSCRIBE!!! #giants, #richard
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Giant Leatherback Turtle Spotted On Beach
'Subscribe to StoryTrender: http://bit.ly/StoryTrenderSubscribe Watch more: http://bit.ly/StoryTrenderPicks Submit your video here: http://bit.ly/StoryTrender ----------------------------------------------- ID: 1519882 A huge leatherback turtle moves slowly across the sand as it makes its way back to the ocean. Shot in Tobago by Breanna Stachowski, the video shows the beauty of this enchanting creature as its shell glistens in the sun. Surf instructor, Breanna, 31, says that Tobago is a big nesting spot for these turtles, and she believes the animal was probably heading back to sea after releasing some eggs in the sand. She said: "The turtle was about five feet long and had been nesting on the beach. **To use or license this video please contact [email protected]** Company Information: Caters Clips is owned and operated by Caters News Agency Ltd, an international multimedia content provider. We supply news, picture, video and feature stories to the world’s largest media publishers. All videos aired on this channel have been licensed from their rightful owners. For media / licensing / broadcast usages, please contact [email protected] www.catersnews.com Connect with Caters: Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Caters_News Like our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CatersTV Visit our website: https://www.catersnews.com
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Turtle Talk: Leatherback Sea Turtles
How big are leatherback sea turtles? How do they swim? Find this out and more in this video about leatherbacks in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. (Video: John Dutton)
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MOST Terrifying Animal Mouths
From scary crocs and hippos to bizarre aliens and mutants; Here are 25 MOST Terrifying Animal Mouths Gharial (GUR-ee-uhl) You could say this critter has a big mouth … but it’s more accurate to say it has a LONG mouth, one that’s filled with over 100 sharp teeth! Their signature long, thin snouts are thought to be an adaptation to their diet, which is primarily fish. Sharks -- These fearsome creatures are more than familiar to us … but you don’t want to be too familiar with those big mouths filled with scary choppers. These animals have on average 15 rows of teeth. The Great White has around 24 teeth exposed along their top and bottom jaws. Hippo This almost looks like you’re on some sort of ride at the amusement park … or maybe taking a roller coaster ride into the pit of hell. It’s really the scary looking mouth of a hippo. Chances are, if you take a ride down that critter’s throat, it’ll be a one-way trip! The aggressive animals are also known for having the largest canines of any land animal. Those two sword-like teeth can reach 16 inches (40cm) long! Goose Mouth It would be too easy to believe that this was the creation of a warped mind playing around with Photoshop. After all, who could take a cute goose and make it look like it had been possessed by the Alien Xenomorph? But the picture hasn’t been manipulated … Geese really do have tongues with serrated teeth -- even if it looks more like a bizarre tentacle coming out of its mouth. Who knew these birds had such fowl mouths? Sarcastic Fringehead This bizarre creature almost looks like it could be a hybrid of the alien in Predator and the Reaper vampires from the “Blade” movies. But they’re really fish that are known to be highly territorial and aggressive. When threatened, it will expand its huge mouth and start flexing and snapping its jaws at an aggressor Scale Worm (Polychaeta) A lot of deep sea creatures can appear like aliens, and this one is no exception. It could easily be an alien life form, or some kind of supernatural beast from a Stephen King novel. Our number one terrifying animal mouth belongs to maybe the smallest creature on the list. These worms are found in the deep oceans, often near hydrothermal vents. They’re covered with scales and are known to be active predators.
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Believe It or Not the Scariest Mouth in the World Belongs to a Species of Turtle
Read More: http://www.GistOnThis.com Here's one species of turtle you don't want to kiss. Believe me, the Leatherback Sea Turtle might look adorable and harmless, but lurking behind its cute face is a set of killer teeth, making its mouth one of the scariest in the world.. Hundreds of these jagged stalactite-like teeth called 'papillae' line the turtle's mouth and esophagus, all the way down to the gut. You just have to see it to believe it. The Leatherback is the third largest living reptile in the world, and also the largest turtle. It's actually a pretty docile creature, with a diet mainly consisting of jellyfish. In fact, the only reason it gets so huge is because it eats an astonishingly large number of the slow-moving jellies. Sometimes, the leatherback can consume about 73 percent of its own body weight in a single day, which is about 16,000 calories and three to seven times more than it needs to survive. Talk about binge eating! So why does this jelly-eating machine need a set of killer teeth, you ask? Well, the teeth gives it an evolutionary advantage. The sharp, pointy, backward-facing papillae actually prevent the slippery jelly from escaping by floating back out of the mouth. This means that the leatherback is able to eat all kinds of jellies -- right from the smallest swarms to the most massive ones like the Lion's Mane Jelly. This turtle species also has an unusually long esophagus that extends way past its stomach and all the way to the rear. Then it loops back up to connect to the stomach. So it's like a conveyor belt designed to catch, store and continuously process food. When a baby leatherback first makes an appearance in the world, it is just a tiny hatchling about 3-inches long. But thanks to all the water-rich jellies it consumes in its lifetime, it can grow to an average of four to six ft. long. Now, if you're thinking that the humungous turtle does nothing but eat and laze around all day, you're wrong. The leatherback turtle is a migratory species, travelling over 10,000 miles a year. It needs all the energy it can get to cover such large distances. And since jellyfish aren't exactly energy-boosting foods, the leatherback's best bet is to stuff its face with as many jellies as it can manage in one go. Unfortunately, despite its brilliantly designed digestive system, the leatherback is unable to differentiate between jellyfish and plastic trash floating in the water that gets stuck in its huge papillae. This is becoming a huge cause of concern as the fascinating creature is facing extinction. Serious efforts are made to preserve the species and I sure do hope they succeed.
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Baby leatherback turtle hatchlings make their way to the sea.
Baby leatherback turtles emerged from their eggs and nests this morning and made their painstaking way to the Sea of Cortez.
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Leatherback Turtles 21 May 2013
These two Leatherback Turtles were observed feeding on Moon Jellies approximately 8 nautical miles Southwest of Mexico Beach, FL. It was amazing how they allowed me to swim within 4 feet of them for about 9 minutes as they fed on Moon Jellies.
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A Baby Leatherback Sea Turtle  Rescued on Florida Beach
Baby Leatherback sea turtle rescued from being under the sand for three days. The Leatherback Turtle is the largest turtle in the sea. It is endangered and watched over very closely by the Volusia County Turtle Patrol Each spring, sea turtles come ashore to lay eggs in a deep hole in the sand they dig with their hind flippers. On this day in mid July, three days after the turtles hatch, the officials from the Turtle Patrol, come by to dig up the nest to count the turtles which were successful and made it to the surface. Some, however do not make it, but occasionally a few hatch but do not quite make it to the surface. This is the story of "Reggie" who was brought to the surface, given cpr and set on its course to the ocean. Enjoy! Hope you "like" it.
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Extreme Free Dive Leatherback Turtle Attack
Free Dive Trip in the Gulf of Mexico w/ a 8' Leatherback Turtle that attacks. Note to self, Leatherback turtles are dangerous. The mouth on this one is about the size of a 5 gallon bucket except lined with a shark edge. www.spearblog.com
Views: 92484 Cameron Kirkconnell
Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles Threatened by Plastics
http://www.seaturtles.org Critically endangered leatherback sea turtles mistake plastic debris in the ocean for food. Ingestion of plastic debris causes malnutrition, starvation, and even death for these magnificent creatures. Do your part to save the leatherbacks—don't use plastic bags or bottles.
Octonauts and the Giant Whirlpool - Full Episode
The Octonauts race against time to rescue Tweak's pal, a leatherback sea turtle named Sandy, when she is swept away in a current (leading to a whirlpool) from the Australian coast where she was about to lay her eggs. Watch more Octonauts Full Episodes and Compilations here - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM9WCm9kvYce9rN9kSIpUOw I don't own any of the copyright, I'm just a huge Octonauts fan! Share and Subscirbe.
To the Rescue:  Leatherback Sea Turtle
Watch the rescue of the world's largest sea turtle species.
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HD Leatherback Turtle footage (Dermochelys coriacea)
Extremely rare underwater leatherback turtle footage. The video also includes hatching and nesting. License this footage and more at http://www.scubazooimages.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/scubazoo.tv Follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sz.tv/ Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ScubazooTV HD Footage shot using Gates housings. http://www.gateshousings.com To license any of this footage please contact [email protected]
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Leatherback Turtles Video Reveals Secret Habits
Video cameras attached to leatherback turtles reveals sea turtles diving up to 40 metres to capture their prey. »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The National Updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational The National Updates on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CBCTheNational »»» »»» »»» »»» »»» The National is CBC Television's flagship news program. Airing seven days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada's leading journalists.
Giant turtle found on Catalan beach (Calella). Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)
For licensing and usage, contact [email protected] Tortuga llaüt trobada a la costa Catalana (Calella)
Views: 104592 Carles Tobella
Wild Explorer - 2,000 lb Leatherback Sea Turtles
Justin Grubb explores the beaches of Trinidad and Tobago at night to find one of the largest reptiles in the world: the leatherback sea turtle!
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Leatherback Turtle (Best footage EVER recorded on beach in daylight). Very rare!
Leatherback Turtle - Laying eggs in broad daylight at Sodwana - South Africa Leatherbacks are the largest turtles on Earth, growing up to two meters long and exceeding 900 kilograms.
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TOPP Tagging Leatherback Turtles
TOPP, Leatherback Trust researchers, students put satellite tag on leatherback turtle while she's laying eggs on beach in Costa Rica
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The Facts: Leatherback Sea Turtles
https://www.crowdrise.com/preserveprotectpacuare Fact: Pacuare Reserve, 2,500 acres of rainforest along the Caribbean in Costa Rica, is one of the most important nesting beaches in the world for vulnerable leatherback sea turtles. This whiteboard video of leatherback facts hopes to give you a sense of just how special and just how important this nesting beach and species are. You can help ensure that leatherbacks and the more than 30 mammal species and 230 bird species that call Pacuare home are protected. Please help #PreserveProtectPacuare https://www.crowdrise.com/preserveprotectpacuare
Stranded 500-Pound Leatherback Sea Turtle Receiving Care After Rescue
Employees from the South Carolina Aquarium's Sea Turtle Hospital are administering aid and caring for a 500-pound leatherback sea turtle named Yawkey. On Saturday, the turtle was rescued by Good Samaritans after they spotted him stranded on a remote beach. Leartherback sea turtles are massive creatures and rescuing one can be quite an undertaking. Employees from the South Carolina Aquarium's Sea Turtle Hospital are administering aid and caring for a 500-pound leatherback sea turtle named Yawkey.  The turtle was spotted Saturday after being stranded on a remote beach.  The group of rescuers used a four-wheel drive truck to transport Yawkey away from the sands. Via Facebook, the South Carolina Aquarium noted, "Saturday's live rescue was the first in South Carolina's history, and Yawkey is the first of its kind to be treated at the Aquarium."  The turtle reportedly has low blood sugar so it is receiving both antibiotics and liquids. Aquarium employees are hoping he'll recover quickly, because this particular turtle species often doesn't thrive in captivity.  An aquarium sea turtle rescue program manager stated, "Sea turtles are tough. They are really tough animals. This turtle is in good enough condition that we can give it a good head start and release it. I do feel good about its prognosis."
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Amazing Facts About Leatherback Sea Turtles
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Leatherback Sea Turtle: Join us for an Expedition
Ocean Conservancy's SEE Turtles project partners with Grupo Tortuguero, Pro Peninsula, and Baja Expeditions to personally connect travelers with wildlife and local conservation efforts for an inspiring, natural adventure. Your first hand participation in this trip will directly support community-based conservation of endangered sea turtles while at the same time provide an alternative income to fishing and help to train local community members in ecotourism.
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The Story of Lily the Sea Turtle
Lily is a leatherback sea turtle. She loves jellyfish and her marine friends. However, at some point she notices that something strange is happening around her. Food is not what it seems anymore. Credit: Tullio Rossi, PhD (www.tulliorossi.com) and Wei Tang Do you need an awesome animation like this one? get in touch! Did you like this video? You can support The Coral Garden on Patreon! Click here to know more about it: www.patreon.com/thecoralgarden References 1. Jambeck, J. R., Geyer, R., Wilcox, C., Siegler, T. R., Perryman, M., Andrady, A., et al. (2015) Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean. science, 347, 768-771. 2. Mrosovsky, N., Ryan, G. D. & James, M. C. (2009) Leatherback turtles: the menace of plastic. Marine pollution bulletin, 58, 287-289. 3. Lutcavage, M. & Lutz, P. L. (1986) Metabolic rate and food energy requirements of the leatherback sea turtle, Dermochelys coriacea. Copeia, 1986, 796-798. 4. Leatherback sea turtles-Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leatherback_sea_turtle 5.http://reptilis.net/2010/08/02/t-u-r-t-l-e-power-part-3-leatherbacks-break-all-the-rules/ 6. Eriksen, M., Lebreton, L. C., Carson, H. S., Thiel, M., Moore, C. J., Borerro, J. C., et al. (2014) Plastic pollution in the world's oceans: more than 5 trillion plastic pieces weighing over 250,000 tons afloat at sea. PloS one, 9, e111913. 7. Avio, C. G., Gorbi, S. & Regoli, F. (2017) Plastics and microplastics in the oceans: From emerging pollutants to emerged threat. Marine environmental research, 128, 2-11. 8. Mrosovsky, N., Ryan, G. D. & James, M. C. (2009) Leatherback turtles: the menace of plastic. Marine pollution bulletin, 58, 287-289. 9.http://www.conserve-energy-future.com/causes-effects-solutions-of-plastic-pollution.php
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Drone Video of Leatherback Sea Turtle Returning to Sea After Nesting
Playa Grande, the largest of the beaches in Las Baulas National Park, is not only well known for surf breaks and stunning sunsets but also for visits from nesting turtles like this leatherback sea turtle. Playa Grande, Playa Ventanas and Playa Langosta, are all part of Las Baulas National Park (Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas). The Park protects one of the most important nesting beaches for the East Pacific leatherback turtle, a population designated as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Park Rangers, local guides, members of local communities, researchers and volunteers are working hard to save these turtles from extinction, as well as to protect the local wildlife and flora.
Views: 21719 The Leatherback Trust
𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐆𝐞𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐡𝐢𝐜 𝐀𝐧𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟕 | 𝐆𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐒𝐞𝐚 𝐓𝐮𝐫𝐭𝐥𝐞! | 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐃𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟕
𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐆𝐞𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐡𝐢𝐜 𝐀𝐧𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟕 | 𝐆𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐒𝐞𝐚 𝐓𝐮𝐫𝐭𝐥𝐞! | 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐃𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟕 National Geographic Animals 2017 | Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle! | Wildlife Documentary 2017 Subscribe & More Videos: https://goo.gl/aM3NvA Thank for watching, Please Like Share And SUBSCRIBE!!! #natgeowild, #animalattacks
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Leatherback Sea Turtle Facts and Information
A presentation of Leatherback Sea Turtles and facts about them
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WEB EXTRA: Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtle Freed From Keys Lobster Trap Lines
A rare, critically endangered leatherback sea turtle, found Sunday afternoon entangled in lobster trap lines off Marathon, is again safely swimming in the ocean waters off the Florida Keys.
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Leatherback Sea Turtle Rescue
An endangered leatherback sea turtle made a rare stop on a Collier County beach Monday morning. http://bit.ly/7648fX The turtle, which weighed between 500 and 600 pounds, was discovered around 7:30 a.m. disorientated on the beach at Delnor-Wiggins State Park, according to Collier County Parks and Recreation officials. It is the first time a leatherback sea turtle has been spotted on Colliers shores, said Maura Kraus, principal environmental specialist with Collier County Parks and Recreation. The adult female turtle was believed to be from Costa Rica because she had a metal tag on her rear leg flipper, officials said.
Views: 12757 Naples Daily News
Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle
This was a rare occasion where the Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle approx 5feet from head to tail easily 350kilo,formerly a captive pet ,at the Ananbas Island Resort making one of regular visit for some feeding.It was helping itself to the seaweeds the has grown on the net enclosure of another captive pet 10 kilo Green Waresse,a coral fish.The Ananbas is part of a group of over 300 islands off the coast of Borneo,approx 170 km east of the Malaysian Tioman Island.The outer islands forms a ring of islands around the 3 main large inhabited islands,Ananbas,Saintan,and Matak where the airstrip is located.It approx 1 hr flight time by daily turbo prop fokker from Batam,or alternative a 8hr sea vovage by passenger ferry from Tanjong Pinang,Riaus Island .The waters around are absolutely clear and provide many snokerling actvities at the numerous coral reef.
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Leatherback Turtle feeding
Leatherback turtle feeding on jellyfish near Karanju Island, Marovo Lagoon outer edge, Solomon Islands. 30th November 2010. www.northstarcruises.com.au research paper based on these observations here: http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/early/2011/11/07/rsbl.2011.0965.abstract?sid=625cc27d-df1e-4385-9982-b0924d40b7e5
Views: 37137 Andy Lewis
Saving The Leatherback Sea Turtle
Information about the Leatherback Sea Turtle and how to help save this endangered species
Views: 154 Lulu Baker
Leatherback Sea Turtles
During your stay at Selva Bananito Lodge you can visit a local turtle reserve beach, where endangered Leatherback Sea turtles lay their eggs every year. Please go to www.selvabananito.com or email [email protected] for more information
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Worlds Largest Turtle! - LEATHERBACK SEA TURTLE - Great Barrier Reef Australia
Leatherback Sea Turtle Encounter! Witness the stunning beauty of the worlds largest turtle up close in its natural habitat off the coast of Townsville, North Queensland, Australia. This huge reptile is the fourth heaviest modern reptile behind crocodilians. In the water this leathery bodied creature seems weightless. Such an epic encounter that I won't soon forget. Enjoy the footage!
Views: 1348 Ayden Doumtsis

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