Can you tell us some interesting facts about sea turtles?

Date: 28th Jun 2019 @ 3:35pm

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Isabelle.G yr 1 wrote:

.Sea turtles have been on this earth so long they lived during the time of dinosaurs
. Green sea turtles are the only species that the adults are herbivores.

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Genki Frankland wrote:

Turtles can live for over 100 years. Normally the female turtle lays eggs in the sand.

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Hannah Welch. wrote:

Sea turtles have lived on Earth for more than 100 million years, even surviving the dinosaurs.

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Jake Welch wrote:

Sea turtles can hold their breath for five hour underwater.To do this they slow their heart rate to up to nine minutes in between heart beats in order to conserve oxygen.

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Jasmine and willow wrote:

Sea turtle can live for more then 100 years, that’s lingers than humans and elephants.

To a hungry sea turtle sees a plastic bag in the water it looks like food , so to help stop this we can pick a piece off rubbish up each time we go to the beach.

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Charlie Sturla wrote:

- Sea Turtles have been around since the time of the dinosaurs
- The biggest Sea Turtle is a Leatherback which can grow as big as 6 feet long
- Sea Turtles can hold their breath for over 30 minutes
- Female Sea Turltes lay their eggs on the beach they were born on
- Sea Turtles have stronger muscles than humans
- The leatherback sea turtles can reach as deep as 1000 feet deep in the ocean
- Sea turtles cry. Sea turtles have eye glands that enable them to get rid of any excess salt in their eyes. When doing so it looks like they are crying.
- Sea turtles can live from 70-80 years.
- Young turtles hatch during night and they use moonlight to find their way to the sea.
- Unlike land turtles, sea turtles can't hide their heads and legs inside the shell.

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Imogen wrote:

Green sea turtles are herbivores.
Green sea turtles live up to 80 years.
Adult green sea turtles weigh up to 160kgs.

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James Bridges wrote:

An estimated 110 million years is how long sea turtles have existed on Earth, which means they once shared the planet with T-Rex and other dinosaurs

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your name poppy wrote:

sea turtles pop they heads out of the water to breath.

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Mr Fowler wrote:

Sea turtles go back to dinosaur times, over 200 million years ago ... roughly the same age as Mrs Bradley!

hello wrote:

lets hope she doesn't see this

Mrs Hughes wrote:

Mrs Bradley doesn't miss a trick! She's already spotted it. She will get Mr Fowler back!

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Bobby wrote:

Sea turtles lay their eggs on the sand.

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asa wrote:

Sea turtles like eating jellyfish .... with chips.

ash wrote:

awwwww asa that's adorable

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Oli Cooper wrote:

some turtles lay eggs in sand and leave them to hatch on their own.the young turtles make their way to the top of the sand and scramble to the water while trying to avoid predators.

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Oli Cooper wrote:

some turtles lay eggs in sand and leave them to hatch on their own.the young turtles make their way to the top of the sand and scramble to the water while trying to avoid predators.

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Roisin wrote:

Sea turtles have been on earth for more than 100 million years.
Sea turtles are endangered because of humans, they are killed for their eggs, meat,skin and shells. They live in both cold and warm water. Males never leave the water.
One female leatherback traveled more than 12 00 miles.

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Daisy Johnson wrote:

The Scientific name for a Sea Turtle is
Chelonioidea,

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Esther Dunn wrote:

Sea turtles have stronger muscles than humans and can also cry. It looks like they are crying but they are getting salt out of their eyes.
The heaviest sea turtle ever weighed 2020 pounds. That is ten times heavier than my dad.

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