Hawksbill turtle

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Hawksbill turtle

When babies are born they are prey of anything that can pick them up and eat them, before they get safely to the sea.

The female will lay 5 clutches of about 100-140 eggs in a single breeding.

Sponges make up most of their diet

They use their sharp beak to get animals such as jellyfish, sea anemones, and corals out of reefs.

Hawksbill Turtle

Ashley Russell

IUCN status: critically endangered :(

Information found at www.arkive.org

They live in clear shallow waters, coastal reefs, and on sandy beaches.

The Hawksbill Turtle is found in tropical waters around the world.

Life span is about 30-50 years in the wild.

Killed for their beautiful prized shell.


  • kcslat5 7 years ago

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  • natmart9 7 years ago

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    That was beustiful. hahaha good job!