American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A marine turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastal waters. Also called Kemp's ridley.
- n. A related species (Lepidochelys olivaceae) of the Pacific and Indian oceans.
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Biswaranjan Rout/Associated Press HELPING HAND: A boy helped a newly hatched olive ridley turtle enter the sea at a beach in Ganjam district in Odisha, India, Tuesday.”
“Few other creatures embody this ghastly state of affairs as poignantly as the olive ridley turtles, which just completed their hatching cycle.”
“Greenpeace to see exclusive olive ridley turtles video shared by DPCL:”
“One species, Kemp's ridley, has its only nesting grounds in the world on the beaches of the western Gulf.”
“This diving olive ridley sea turtle (above), from Mark Laita's collection of underwater images, 'Sea,' (Abrams, 200 pages, $50) , is a tolerant lord unworried by intrusion on his demesne.”
“Maybe the Kemp's ridley because it's located only in the Gulf of Mexico," Mr. Cousteau said, referring to one of the rarest of sea turtles.”
“In the three beaches we've taken care of," Mr. Cousteau reported, "we've been able to collect 200,000 eggs from endangered species," among them the Green, Olive ridley , Leatherback and Eastern Pacific Hawksbill.”
“Four of those – green, hawksbill, leatherback and Kemp's ridley – are considered endangered, or at risk of becoming extinct.”
“Some of the dead reptiles are endangered Kemps ridley turtles.”
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