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Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) resting on a coral reef. This turtle feeds mainly on algae. It can grow to over a metre in length and weighs around 200 kilograms. The green turtle is under threat of extinction due to the trade in turtles and because of marine pollution. Photographed near Sipaden, Malaysia.
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