The Leatherback Sea Turtle

The leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) is the world's largest turtle, weighing between 250 and 700 kilograms. Instead of having a bony shell like other sea turtle, the leatherback has a leathery carapace made up of skin and oily tissue. They are mainly grey/black in colour with frequent white spots in places. Their dark dorsal … Continue reading The Leatherback Sea Turtle

The Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo

Native to the mountainous forests of New Guinea, the Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo (Dendrolagus goodfellowi) is an endangered marsupial which is visually distinct from terrestrial kangaroos. They have short, woolly fur with a chestnut-brown back and a pale underside, along with a long, non-prehensile golden tail. Within their rainforest habitat, they feed on various fruits, leaves, flowers … Continue reading The Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo