Sea Turtles : 101 Super Fun Facts And Amazing Pictures by Janet EvansSEA TURTLES: 101 SUPER FUN FACTS AND AMAZING PICTURES ( FEATURING THE WORLDs TOP 6 SEA TURTLES) This book depicts the wonder of the world of Sea Turtles. Children are given a well-rounded understanding of this beautiful creature: its anatomy, feeding habits and behavior. The following Sea Turtles are featured: Green Sea Turtle Hawksbill Sea Turtle Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle Loggerhead Sea Turtle Leatherback Sea Turtle Olive Ridley Sea Turtle The description is in the large text and is simple enough for early readers or for a parent to guide a child through. There are also picture captions that provide more information to talk about with your child. Alternatively, a child of any age (even the child in you) can just look at the images and appreciate its beauty. Enjoy!
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Sea Turtle Facts
Sea turtles , sometimes called marine turtles, are reptiles of the order Testudines. The leatherback is the largest of all living sea turtles. Mature leatherbacks reach about 1. The largest leatherback recorded weighed kilograms 2, pounds. Sea turtle species have varied life spans ranging from 35 to 80 years , although some individuals have exceeded years. Green sea turtles probably have the longest average life span of 80 years.
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Toggle navigation. Sea Turtle Facts Sea turtles are group of reptiles that can be found in all oceans of the world except in the polar area., These glorious seaborne relatives of land turtles glide through the coastal and deepwater regions of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. Long-lived creatures, it can take 30 years for a sea turtle to mature sexually.
Oceans and lakes are home to many amazing animals, but few underwater creatures are as majestic or awe-inspiring as the ancient turtle. Sea turtles have special glands near their eyes that removes excess salt from the water they drink. This process makes it look as though as though the turtle is crying. Turtles have been on the earth for more than million years. The oldest discovered fossil from any turtle dates back about million years, and the oldest known sea turtle fossil dates back to million years.
The oldest known sea turtle fossils date back about million years , making them some of the oldest creatures on Earth. Just for some context, dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago:. They really love to travel. Leatherback sea turtles can travel more than 10, miles every year:. For sea turtles, home is where the heart is.