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  Pacific Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea)

Pacific Ridley Turtle | Lepidochelys olivacea photo
Olive Ridley turtle, near Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Image by Bernard Gagnon - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Pacific Ridley Turtle | Lepidochelys olivacea photo
Olive ridley sea turtle laying eggs

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REPTILE FACTS

Other Names
Olive Ridley

distribution map showing range of Lepidochelys olivacea 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:Lepidochelys
Species:olivacea
Common Name:Pacific Ridley Turtle