Location and movements of Caroline, tagged in Kinguere

Turtle Name: Caroline

Deployment location
Beach Kinguere (National Park Pongara)

Deployment coordinates
Lat: 0° 17,714' N
Long: 9° 18,224' E

Tag left
KUD08098

Tag right
KUD08095

Carapace Length
160 cm

Carapace width
110 cm
(Many shells on the back)

Transmitter
67974 / 10148 (antenna pointed backwards)

Hour of departure at sea
21h55

Team in Charge
WWF Gabon

Turtle´s Sponsor´s
CMS
WWF-Netherlands

:::Remarks:::
Caroline is an adult female leatherback sea turtle. She was encountered nesting on March 4, 2006, on Kinguere Beach in the Pongara National Park in Gabon. Caroline measured 160 cm in shell length and had many shells on her carapace. A harness with a satellite transmitter was applied after she finished nesting.
The leatherback turtle named Caroline. / ©: WWF-Canon
The leatherback turtle named Caroline. Click to view an enlarged picture.
© WWF-Canon
Animated map for Caroline. / ©: WWF-CCC
Map locator for this leatherback. Click to view an enlarged animated version. The latest positional maps are available below.
© WWF-CCC

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Donate to WWF

Your support will help us build a future where humans live in harmony with nature.