loggerhead sea turtle crawl

Loggerhead sea turtle tracks
Dry Tortugas, FL 1996
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
(Caretta caretta)

From this photo, you can tell the tracks were made by a loggerhead sea turtle because of their size and alignment. Loggerhead tracks are smaller than those of green or leatherback sea turtles, but the more obvious clue is the fact that the flipper tracks are alternating, not simultaneous, and that there is no tail mark.

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