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    The green sea turtle, also known as Chelonia Mydas, is an endangered species. Sea turtles are targeted by people due to their meat, eggs, and shells. For people, this is a way of not only getting food but also an income source. Another factor that contributes to the green sea turtle endangerment is overfishing and poaching. Sea turtles are also used by some for ceremonies or even medicine. Technology such as propellers or getting hit by a boat can also pose threats to sea turtles, as the turtles may get injured or killed if hit. To add another factor that hurts the green sea turtle is this species losing its habitat. Green sea turtles will use beaches for nesting. These nesting areas can become disturbed or ruined by way of human activities. Pollution also plays a role in endangering green sea turtles, as when pollution such as plastic is ingested by a sea turtle, it can cause an internal block, resulting in a number of issues such as bad health, death and even slowing the growth of the turtle down. Pollution includes traps and lines and can cause sea turtles to become entangled in pollution which can lead to a slower…

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    Section 1: Effects of “Swim with the Turtles” Tourist Attractions on Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Health in Barbados, West Indies Kimberly Stewart, Terry Norton, Harwich Mohammed, Darren Browne, Kathleen Clements, Kirsten Thomas, Taylor Yaw, and Julia Horrocks Section 2: Green sea turtles tend to change their diets as they age. Green sea turtles start life as omnivores in pelagic water, but once their carapace length reaches 20 to25cm they move to coastal regions; their diet, then shifts…

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    compare and contrast people or topics. The students did a jigsaw, which is stated as one of the original cooperative learning techniques (Marzano, 2007). To begin the unit, the students picked a partner and decided on an animal to research. While completing the research, the students completed a graphic organizer. After completing the graphic organizer, the students individually created a poster to present their animal findings to the whole class. When all the posters were complete, the two…

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    1.Nemo and Marlin (Amphiprioninae ocellaris) Common name- Clown Fish The first thing you need to know about Clown Fish is that they are Bright orange with three distinctive white bars, as clown anemonefish are among the most recognizable of all kinds of reef-dwellers. 2. Dory (Paracanthurus hepatus) Common name- Regal Blue Tang Regal Blue tangs possess a convenient protective adaptation that helps keep them safe from predation. As the tail thrashes from side to side, the fish is capable of…

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    She ran, ran as fast as she could into the crowd. Stumbling and staggering, Mij stopped and looked around. She had no idea where she was or what kind of person she was, but she did know how to get back home. On her way home she stopped by at an antique store to buy the present that she was planning to buy for Alled. She bought the beautiful turtle shell covering that was stained with beautiful colors, and even contained a small jewel in the middle. A few weeks before, Mij saw it, the shell…

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    Fun fact, it is not named the green sea turtle because of the color of its shell, which is usually not green but brown, dark olive or black. It’s green because of the color of its subdermal (another word for under the skin) body fat. In Addition, green sea turtles can grow to be as long as 5 feet head to tail and can weigh up to 350 pounds. They tend to live for quite a while, reaching sexual maturity 30 to 50 years of age and can live up to 100 years of age if they partook in a healthy…

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    The Speedy Turtle One day while Allie and Jacob were walking down their long, narrow, driveway, they spotted a turtle. The children ran over near the turtle, but by the time they got there it was gone. “Well that was strange.” spoke Allie. Jacob and Allie stood back up and headed down their driveway to the bus. When the children got onto the bus they began to tell their friends about the turtle and how it disappeared. Allie is more of a sporty type of girl. She plays softball and basketball.…

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    Under the Sea Turtle Sea turtles symbolize the humility of mankind because their home has become our home in which both humans and turtles, with the help of the Marine Animal Rescue Team become one. There are six to seven species of sea turtles that can be found from all over the ocean: leatherbacks, loggerheads, green turtles, olive ridleys, kemp’s ridleys, hawksbills and flatbacks. They are either threatened or endangered at human hands, sadly, they are already endangered because of the…

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    1) Malayan Box Turtle (Cuora amboinensis kamaroma) Description Origins: Mainland Indochina (South and Central Vietnam, southern Laos & Cambodia), Thailand (Phang Nga Province etc.), Singapore and mainland Malaysia. Size: 5 to 12 inches long (depending on the subspecies) Lifespan: Typically an average of 50 years but reportedly up to 150 years Malayan Box Turtles are responsive and active pets. Pet owners will find it appealing as this species prefers staying in the water instead of basking and…

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    I have a one-year old female red ear slider turtle that is about two inches in length. I will begin from the top of her head down to her tail. Her head is what makes her distinct to the type of turtle she is. My turtle is a female so in this case she has a pointed shape to her nose. Her head is green in color with light green and yellow vertical stripes that run all the way around her face. The skin almost has a scaly texture. Moving from her eyes down to the area that covers her ears you will…

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