green turtle(redirected from Chelonia mydas)
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Related to Chelonia mydas: Green Sea Turtle, Green turtles
green turtle:see sea turtlesea turtle,
name for several species of large marine turtles found in tropical and subtropical oceans. These turtles are modified for life in the ocean by having flipperlike forelimbs without toes and lightweight shells. Their heads are too large to be withdrawn into the shell.
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