Do you know the 7 types of turtle?


#1 Green Turtle 🐢

Lives on the coasts of warm, tropical areas.

Eats jellyfish and sponges, but mostly plants.

Fun Fact: They are green because of all the plants they eat!

#2 Kemp's Ridley Turtle 🐢

Lives on shallow coasts, often in mud, sand and seagrass beds.

Eats jellyfish, crabs and mollusks.

Fun Fact: Kemp's Ridley Turtles are the smallest sea turtles!

#3 Hawksbill Turtle 🐢

Lives around coral reef areas.

Eats mostly sponges (but other creatures too).

Fun Fact: These turtles can get as large as 200lbs!

#4 Leatherback Turtle 🐢

Lives in many parts of the world, because they can survive in cold waters.

Eats mostly jellyfish and salps.

Fun Fact: Leatherback Turtles are the biggest of all turtles!

#5 Loggerhead Turtle 🐢

Lives in warm tropical and subtropical waters.

Eats jellyfish and sponges, but also harder things like marine snails.

Fun Fact: These turtles have very strong jaws, so they can eat a lot more than other turtles!

#6 Olive Ridley Turtle 🐢

Lives in warm waters near the shore.

Eats jellyfish, crabs, shrimp, rock lobsters.

Fun Fact: These are the smallest marine turtles!

#7 Flatback Sea Turtle 🐢

Lives between the top of Australia and Indonesia only.

Eats jellyfish, sea cucumbers, mollusks.

Fun Fact: Birds often land on the back of these turtles to have a rest!

You can find more information and pictures here!

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