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Olive ridley
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Cheloniidae
Genus: Lepidochelys
Binomial name
Lepidochelys olivacea

The olive ridley sea turtle, (Lepidochelys olivacea), also called the Pacific ridley, is one of the smallest species of sea turtle. It is named for the olive-green color of its heart-shaped shell. It is one of seven marine turtles living today.

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