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Which sea turtle has cleats?

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Which sea turtle has cleats?

Cleats for loggerhead turtles? Yes!

Though they are good swimmers, loggerhead turtles have an added advantage other sea turtles do not have: on the bottom of their flippers are callus formations that help loggerheads “walk” on the ocean floor to forage.

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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