The olive ridley is the smallest of all sea turtles growing to 72cm long and weighing between 35 and 50 kilograms.
Its carapace is domed from the front and is shaped like a heart. Olive ridleys eat crustaceans, molluscs,
jellyfish and plants. They are found mostly in Australia, in southern Queensland, around northern Australia to Joseph Bonaparte Gulf in Western Australia, as well as Palau and the Solomon Islands. However, they are only found to nest in Australia.