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What is the largest turtle?

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What is the largest turtle?

The largest leatherback turtle ever recorded weighed more than a ton! In 1988, a leatherback weighing 2,020 pounds (915 kg) was caught in fishing nets in Wales. Unfortunately, the adult male drowned before he was freed.

This Cool, Gross & Weird!® excerpt is from Today’s Dinosaurs: A Complete Guide to Turtles, Terrapins, and Tortoises by Stacey Venzel (July 2017/Sherpa Multimedia). Today’s Dinosaurs is available now.

-CGW-

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