Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

Lepidochelys kempii

Summary 2

Kemp's ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii), or the Atlantic ridley sea turtle, is the rarest species of sea turtle and is critically endangered. It is one of two living species in the genus Lepidochelys (the other one being L. olivacea, the olive ridley sea turtle).

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Fundación Yepez, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://conabio.inaturalist.org/photos/4651240
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lepidochelys_kempii

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Status Native