[2014] nikkitesskatlin: Leatherback Sea Turtles

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[2014] nikkitesskatlin: Leatherback Sea Turtles

type- ReptileDiet- CarnovoreProtection Status- Endangered

Fun FactsLeatherbacks are the largerst turtles on Earth. They can grow up to 6 feet!!!

Leatherback Sea Turtle

A leatherback swiming in the ocean

This is the local map!

Crawl pattern- Parallel flipper marks as from a butterfly stroke crawling pattern

Leatherbacks can be foundin the tropic and temperate waters of the Atlantic!

Destruction of their their reef habitats, development of their nesting beaches, poaching of their eggs, and temperature change contine to cause acceleration decline in leatherbacks worldwide.WCS is working to help save the Leatherbacks. WCS have identify crutial feeding grounds, and protected areas around nesting sites .

Not fully grown yet

Leatherback Egg


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