Sea Turtles

Green sea turtle

The green sea turtle is a large sea turtles in the world. weighty is 700 pounds sea turtle with a wide, smooth carapace, or shell. It inhabits tropical and subtropical coastal waters around the world and has been observed clambering onto land to sunbathe. They are dig a pit in the sand with their fl...

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Olive ridley sea turtle

Olive Ridley Turtle is a another endangered because the population depends on the security of a small number of beaches found in the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. They have been heavily hunted in the past for their meat and hide. They are the smallest of the sea turtles and one of the two sp...

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Loggerhead sea turtle

Loggerhead Sea turtle is very rare in Sri Lanka and is more commonly found on the East Coast of America. They are usually red and brown in colour and as its name suggests, is easily identifiable because of its large head. The average loggerhead measures around 90 cm (35 in) in carapace length when f...

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Leatherback Turtle

Leatherback Turtle is the critically endangered turtle is the largest of the 5 species and is a rare find in Sri Lanka. This turtle is remains on the brink of extinction. This turtle has easily identifiable due to its long front flippers and unique black and white stripy shell – its carapace is i...

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Hawksbill sea turtle

Hawksbill Turtle It is also much smaller reaching a maximum length of 90cm and weighing 50-70kg. The Hawksbill gets its English name from its narrow head and bird-like beak, which is used to catch animals hiding in small crevices....

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