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A green turtle pokes its head out of the water
July 30, 2011

Hawaiian Green Turtle, Maui

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

At a Maui aquarium a Hawaiian green turtle makes a guest appearance. Members of this threatened species are unique among sea turtles for their herbivorous diet, thought to imbue their fat with a greenish hue.

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Photograph by Jose Cardona

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