The mouth of an alien? Nope..The mouth of a Leatherback Sea Turtle. All the spines are there to keep jellyfish (sea turtle food) from escaping.

Some Turtles Are Terrifying

The mouth of an alien? Nope..The mouth of a Leatherback Sea Turtle. All the spines are there to keep jellyfish (sea turtle food) from escaping.

Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle...Takes me back to Costa Rica

Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle

Esophagus of Leatherback turtles showing backward pointing spikes. Adult leatherback sea turtles subsist almost entirely on jellyfish. Jellyfish are pretty slippery, you see, and the razor-sharp rows of papillae prevent them from slipping out of the turtle's mouth.

Esophagus of Leatherback turtles showing backward pointing spikes. Adult leatherback sea turtles subsist almost entirely on jellyfish. Jellyfish are pretty slippery, you see, and the razor-sharp rows of papillae prevent them from slipping out of the turtle's mouth.

Yikes!!  -  Leatherback Sea Turtle - A Critically Endangered Species

Leatherback Sea Turtle - A Critically Endangered Species

giant Leatherback sea turtle

Sea Turtle GPS Shows Ocean-Spanning Leatherback Buffet

Most Amazing And Terrifying Teeth Ever But Can You Guess Which Animal?

Most Amazing And Terrifying Teeth Ever But Can You Guess Which Animal?

White Wolf: Elias Pereira Saves Leatherback Sea Turtle In Grande Riviere Beach, Trinidad (PHOTOS)

White Wolf: Elias Pereira Saves Leatherback Sea Turtle In Grande Riviere Beach, Trinidad (PHOTOS)

The answer may surprise you.

This animal's mouth is terrifying but can you guess what it is?

When This Massive Turtle Opens Its Mouth, You're In For The Surprise Of Your Life | Lumazing

When This Massive Turtle Opens Its Mouth, You're In For The Surprise Of Your Life | Lumazing

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