a sea turtle, Caretta caretta, having a large head: now greatly reduced in number.
- Also called loggerhead.
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How to use loggerhead turtle in a sentence
“If a population of loggerheads were to become extinct, we will not be able to rescue them by taking loggerhead turtle eggs from elsewhere and moving them,” says Lohmann.How Sea Turtles Find Their Way - Issue 94: Evolving | Jason G. Goldman | December 16, 2020 | Nautilus
He soon had his charger in fair control, but the science of riding a big loggerhead turtle isn't picked up in a minute.
One day while Pedro sat in the bow, they saw a 400-pound loggerhead turtle lying asleep on the water.
As they neared the bay a loggerhead turtle rose near them and Dick wanted to hunt it.
I had often read of this, and once I tried it, but caught only a loggerhead turtle of twenty pounds.Favorite Fish and Fishing | James Alexander Henshall
The second is called loggerhead turtle, having a shell much resembling the hawk-bill, but not worth anything for manufacturing.Journal of Voyages | Jacob Dunham