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

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Carapace Length
160 cm

Carapace width
110 cm
(Many shells on the back)

67974 / 10148 (antenna pointed backwards)

Hour of departure at sea

Team in Charge
WWF Gabon

Turtle´s Sponsor´s

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. 
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The leatherback turtle named Caroline. Click to view an enlarged picture.
Animated map for Caroline. 
Map locator for this leatherback. Click to view an enlarged animated version. The latest positional maps are available below.

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