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  Flatback Turtle (Natator depressus)

Flatback Turtle | Natator depressus photo
flatback turtle hatchling going towards the sea

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FLATBACK TURTLE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Natator depressus in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Cheloniidae
Genus:Natator
Species:depressus
Common Name:Flatback Turtle