By: Priya Lokhnauth
Turtles have been around for 220 million years. But now they are starting to
become extinct. If we don’t fix this, then future generations will not be able to see this amazing
sea creature. Rescue Teams help turtles and save turtles but some people kill and eat turtles.
Rescue Teams are determined to save sea turtles. Volunteers are now blooming to make more
teams. Rescue teams are also searching for turtles that can’t find their home and turtles that are
hurt. Some people are determined to help save sea turtles. At just eighteen years old, Joshua
Mukkala is the youngest turtle monitor in Fiji. Although Joshua ate turtle meat, he realized …show more content…
Turtle hospitals work just like how human
hospitals work. Every turtle has their own little kitty pool. Every turtle has their own name too.
Every turtle is different. Every turtle has their own shell design just like how we all have
different fingerprints. No two turtles has the same shell just like how no two humans have the
same fingerprint. Every turtle also has their own medical file too.
Some people like saving turtles but, however some people don't agree about saving sea
turtles. These people are called poachers. Poachers are people who kill sea turtles. Poachers also collect sea turtle eggs and sell them as souvenirs illegally. These people are harmful to sea
turtles. Poachers kill these sea turtles to eat turtle meat. Some people also like eating sea turtle
Shell. These people love to go out in sea and catch a bunch of turtles, bring them back to sell
and eat. Not only poachers like eating sea turtles, but other people eat sea turtles too.
Rescue Teams are trying really hard to not let turtles get extinct. Those who eat turtles
including poachers are people who are harmful to turtles. When these people come by a …show more content…
Turtles can lose their homes very quickly by poachers, garbage, pollution, and litter.
Babies can also lose their parents quickly while hatching season. Lucky, poachers don't always
strike for the baby turtles. Some poachers leave the babies alone so that they can let it grow up
and then kill it. There are alot of species of sea turtles. The Kemp's Ridley is the smallest of all turtles.
The Kemp's Ridley is about twenty-four inches and weighs less than one-hundred pounds.The
Olive Ridley is also a small turtle. It is twenty-four to thirty-six inches long. It weighs less
than one hundred pounds too. The Hawksbill is up to thirty-six inches long. The Hawksbill
weighs over one hundred pounds. The flatback is over thirty six inches long. The Flatback
weighs up to two hundred pounds. The black Sea turtle measures up to 39 inches long. The
Black Sea Turtle weighs as much as two hundred twenty pounds. The Green Sea Turtle
measures up to forty eight inches. The Green Sea Turtle weighs three hundred to four hundred
pounds. The Loggerhead is thirty two to forty one inches long. The Loggerhead weighs up to
three hundred fifty pounds. The Leatherback is the largest sea turtle. The Loggerhead can