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Loggerhead

Florida's most common sea turtle, the loggerhead is named for its large head. It grows to a length of 3 feet, can weigh 200 to 250 pounds, and is a threatened species.
The loggerhead nests from April to September.


Leatherback
Named for its smooth and rubbery shell, the leatherback weighs between 700 and 1,500 pounds and nests from March through July. The leatherback is an endangered species.


Green
With a greenish color to its body fat, the female green turtle weighs about 300 pounds and grows to 304 feet long. They nest from May through September.
The green is also an endangered species.

Source: Loggerhead Marinelife Center of June Beach

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