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Its shell is brown to black and teardrop-shaped with 7 bony ridges running the length of its shell. Leatherback turtles love in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans but they also do alright in colder waters and have been found in Canadian waters. The leatherback sea turtle is also the deepest diver of the seven species, able to dive down about 1300 feet. This turtle is a carnivore and eats mainly jellyfish, especially the poisonous Portuguese man-of-war. An interesting fact is this: a leatherback can eat its own weight in jellyfish every day! Leatherbacks are the biggest reptile alive today

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