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Mangkuru

Cape Domett flatbacks

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Species: Flatback Turtle
Life Stage: Adult
Gender: Female
Release Date: 2017-08-08 00:00:00
Release Location: Cape Domett
Last Location: 2017-09-24 00:57:51

Background

Mangkuru (pronouned mong-ga-roo) is the Kwini name for marine turtles. The name came from the Kalumburu Community Bush Rangers and the Kwini language expert Jane Maraltadj at Kalumburu.

Mangkuru
left tag WB9501
right tag WB9502
length 83.1 cm curved carapace length
biopsy F6235, F6261
PTT 138848


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