Green Turtle

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Juvenile green turtles are faster swimmers than other sea turtles because of the way they stroke their foreflippers.

Juvenile green turtles are said to be faster swimmers than other sea turtles such as loggerheads (Caretta caretta) and olive ridleys (Lepidochelys olivacea) due to the way green turtle hatchlings stroke their foreflippers.

Sources: (Hersh, 2016; Hirth, 1997; Seminoff, Resendiz, & Nichols, 2002)
Image: Cédric Frixon

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