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Lejeune home to many threatened, endangered species

Baby loggerhead turtles make their way into the water shortly after their birth Sept. 1, 2011, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Loggerhead turtles are considered an endangered species and are protected aboard the base.



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This work, Lejeune home to many threatened, endangered species [Image 10 of 14], by Cpl Jackeline Perez Rivera, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.01.2011

Date Posted:09.17.2012 13:40

Photo ID:666507

VIRIN:110901-M-IY869-001

Resolution:1129x612

Size:699.11 KB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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