Video - Large Loggerhead at the reef

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Tue May 12, 2015 1:35 pm

I spotted this huge Loggerhead lumbering through the reef on Sunday afternoon, May 10. I'd say he's 3.5 to 4 feet, by far the biggest turtle I've ever seen. At the 1:00 mark, and again at 1:36, I swim into the frame near him and you can get a good idea of just how big this guy was.

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Tue May 12, 2015 2:19 pm

IMPRESSIVE!
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Tue May 12, 2015 2:31 pm

Yes he was! And he didn't mind us one bit. He never swam away or even flinched!
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Tue May 12, 2015 2:53 pm

Love the video....so fun to watch!!!!
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Tue May 12, 2015 9:01 pm

WOW!

Question - was that another one in the background along about the 43 second mark?
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Wed May 13, 2015 1:28 pm

AG - yes, the one in the background is the giant Loggerhead. The little Green turtle that stole the camera at 0:43 just happened to come along while we were swimming with Turtlezilla.
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It could be very scary diving at the reef with Turtlezilla in the neighborhood.
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Sat May 16, 2015 11:00 am

Very cool Dolfnfan! Always love your videos. You have not taken my suggestion though of the boogie boarding fins. They would help you immensely.
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Tue May 19, 2015 11:34 am

Hi there, P'kid. I do plan on trying fins again. I just need to do some consumer research first to pick out exactly what I want.
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