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Turtle - Leatherback (Papo)

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Turtle - Leatherback (Papo)
Turtle - Leatherback (Papo)
Turtle - Leatherback (Papo)
Turtle - Leatherback (Papo)
Turtle - Leatherback (Papo)
Turtle - Leatherback (Papo)
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Adorned with elevated ridges that gracefully run along the back, this figure truly captures the essence of the leatherback turtle's magnificent shell.

The Papo Leatherback Turtle #56022 measures: 3.7" L x 3.5" W x 1.4" T.

Papo Leatherback Turtle #56022 Review:

One standout feature of this figurine is the awesome shell, adorned with elevated ridges running along the back, converging at the rear. The intricately crafted ridges create a striking visual element, adding depth and texture to the sculpture. The color contrast on the ridges, compared to the beautifully spotted shell, further enhances the overall aesthetic appeal.

The head of the figurine is slightly elevated, drawing attention to the exquisite facial expression. The intricate sculpting and attention to detail in the facial features make it truly lifelike and captivating.

New introduction from Papo in 2022.

Leatherback Turtle Information:

As the largest of all sea turtles, they can reach an impressive length of up to 7 feet and weigh over 2,000 pounds. One distinguishing feature is their distinct carapace, which is not made of hard, bony plates like other turtles but instead consists of a leathery, rubbery skin that gives them their name.

Adapted for a life in the open ocean, leatherback turtles possess unique characteristics that allow them to thrive in a variety of marine environments. Their streamlined bodies and powerful front flippers make them highly efficient swimmers, capable of diving to great depths in search of their favorite prey, jellyfish. Another notable adaptation is their ability to maintain their body temperature above that of the surrounding water, thanks to a specialized system of blood vessels in their flippers and large size.

Leatherback turtles play a crucial ecological role as marine foragers, helping to control jellyfish populations and maintaining the balance of ocean ecosystems. However, they face numerous threats that put their survival at risk. These include habitat degradation, entanglement in fishing gear, pollution, and climate change.

Part of the Sea Life Series by Papo.

Hand Painted. Made of durable synthetic material.

Product Code: Papo 56022

by Papo

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Papo Sea Animals - Leatherback Turtle #56022

Manufacturer Age Recommendation:

3+ Years

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Warning: Choking Hazard

Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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