Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle, Texas

Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle

Source: US Environmental Protection Agency via Flickr

Kemp’s ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii), or Atlantic ridley sea turtle is the rarest 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).

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