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"Sea Turtle" Green Turtle? (AAA)
« on: March 30, 2013, 11:11:54 AM »
The seller identified it as the Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas. I have no idea if this is correct. It's a nice sculpt, but the paint job could have been a lot better :/









« Last Edit: June 25, 2013, 06:38:01 PM by tyrantqueen »



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Re: "Sea Turtle" Green Turtle? (AAA)
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2013, 06:31:30 PM »
I'd still say it looks like the Flatback Sea Turtle, Natator depressus. Its key characters to distinguish it from Chelonia mydas are three postorbital pairs of scales and an upturned lateral margin of the relatively flat carapace (which is apparently the case in this figure's carapace, too, at least to some extent). Actually I think the last photo is a very nice comparison! :)

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Re: "Sea Turtle" Green Turtle? (AAA)
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2013, 10:53:24 PM »
I think that this figure is very similar of green turtle of Larami form my point of view. Thanks for sharing again.
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Re: "Sea Turtle" Green Turtle? (AAA)
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2013, 03:07:17 AM »
Hi Tyrant Queen, can you re-post at least one of these photos? Thanks.

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Re: "Sea Turtle" Green Turtle? (AAA)
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2013, 04:15:02 AM »
Hi Tyrant Queen, can you re-post at least one of these photos? Thanks.
Sorry, the photos were deleted for reasons out of my control, but I will try to get around to reposting.

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Re: "Sea Turtle" Green Turtle? (AAA)
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2013, 06:38:40 PM »
Hello dinocat62, the images have been reuploaded :)

Just check my original post :)

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Re: "Sea Turtle" Green Turtle? (AAA)
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2013, 06:10:02 PM »
Thanks tyrantqueen. I just got the green version of this turtle from Veghead. Brontodocus, do you still think it's a Flatback Sea Turtle?