Close up photo of a Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta)

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A close up photo of the face of loggerhead sea turtle and its tiny host, a sharksucker. This friendly loggerhead sea turtle approached me and appeared to have enjoyed my company while I gave it a little turtle massage. See the story behind this unique sea turtle encounter.