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By: Shannon Cahill
Facts
•Upon hatching,
baby sea turtles
instinctually head
towards the
ocean.
•Close to being
extinct.
•90% of hatchlings
a...
Types of Sea Turtles
 The loggerhead sea turtle is the
most common turtle to nest in
Florida.
 The green sea turtle is t...
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Sea turtles

  1. 1. By: Shannon Cahill
  2. 2. Facts •Upon hatching, baby sea turtles instinctually head towards the ocean. •Close to being extinct. •90% of hatchlings are eaten by these predators.
  3. 3. Types of Sea Turtles  The loggerhead sea turtle is the most common turtle to nest in Florida.  The green sea turtle is the second most common turtle in Florida waters.  The leatherback is the largest sea turtle in the world and can be over 6 feet long and weigh 1400 pounds.  Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles are the rarest sea turtle in the world.  Feeding primarily on sponges, the hawksbill sea turtle is usually found in the southern Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/marine/types_of_sea_turtles.htm

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