CharacteristicsGreen Sea turtles are omnivores. Green Sea turtles eatjellyfish, seaweed, crabs, shrimp, sponges, snails, algaeand mollusks. The green sea turtles is a reptile, they have scales and dry skin, they have soft shelled eggs, and cold- blooded. They have a shell to help protect themselves. They can dive really fast. They can also swim fast!!!!!
Habitat habitat includes the shorelines, with The marine mudflats, rocky and sandy shores. The marine has plants such as seaweed, marine algae, sea grasses which are the only marine flowering plants. They also live in the barrier reef. The barrier reef has a depth less than 150 feet tall so that it can get sunlight and warmth. Barrier reef are scattered all over the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic and indo-pacific.
Why is my animal endangered?What is being done to help them? Threats to the green sea turtle are entanglement in fishing gear, pouching and illegal trade of eggs, meat and shells, costal development, plastic and other marine debris global warming. Do not construct camp fires on the beach because they are attracted to the light and could crawl in and die.Properly dispose of your garbage. Turtles may mistake plasticbags, Styrofoam, and trash floating in the water as food anddie when this trash blocks their intestines. Celebrate eventswithout the use of helium balloon releases. Like plastictrash, balloons end up in the especially when released nearthe coast. Sea turtles mistakenly eat the balloons and die.
Facts! Sea turtles have been around for 110 millions year since the time of the dinosaurs. There colors between yellow, greenish, and black depending on species. A sea turtles shell can also be called a carapace. The smallest sea turtle is 30 in. and is Kemps Ridley. It weighs 80-100 lbs. The biggest sea turtles is the Leatherback turtle. It is 61/ 2 feet long and weighs 2,000 lbs. Green sea turtles can stay under water for up to 5 hours.