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Caretta caretta (Linnaeus) - Loggerhead turtle

Description

Caretta caretta (Linnaeus), loggerhead turtle, female, cast from a specimen from Pool Roag, near Dunvegan, Skye, 1923.

Museum reference

Z.2011.42.2

Collection

Reptiles

Scientific name(s)

species: Caretta caretta (Linnaeus) - Loggerhead turtle

Specimen details

Specimen form: Cast
Sex: Female
Phase: Adult

Production information

Osiris Sculpture, Maker
Full Sutton, Yorkshire, England, Northern Europe

Date

2011

Materials

Fibreglass

Collection place(s)

Pool Roag, Dunvegan, Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Animal Senses (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Wildlife Panorama (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

national museum of scotland »
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