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    Loggerhead Sea Turtle

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    marshes, and creeks, loggerhead sea turtles are among the largest hard shelled turtles to roam the waters. These reptiles can also be found in shallow waters along the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans. They often nest on ocean beaches in areas where the shore meets the water. Loggerhead sea turtles generally nest at time periods of 2 to 4 years. They usually lay around 3 to 6 nests, which are spaced around 12 to 14 days apart. Logger sea turtles lay, on average between 100 to 126 eggs per nest. (Sea turtle conservancy) These carnivores typically feed on fish, crustaceans, and other marine wildlife. Not only are these sea turtles endangered because of evolving climate changes, but loggerhead sea…

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    Turtle Extinction

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    Just Keep Swimming Loggerhead sea turtles, like other animals, were not always on the verge of extinction. By morphing the Earth’s environment, human actions have allowed extinction to become a major issue. Animals, nowadays, go extinct because of humanity’s irresponsible actions, such as pollution and deforestation. While there has been an increase in awareness, the “management actions and their evaluation for sea turtles are still frequently hindered by lack of key data on turtle biology,…

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    Sea Turtle Essay

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    Introduction For over 100 million years sea turtles have covered extensive distances across the world 's oceans, filling a fundamental role in the composure of marine habitats. Seven different species of these aquatic reptiles graze our ocean waters, from the shallow seagrass beds of the Indian Ocean, to the vibrant reefs of the Coral Triangle, and even the sandy beaches of the Eastern Pacific. Human activities have tipped the scales in opposition to the survival of these ancient mariners, which…

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    Loggerhead Turtles In this image, there is a beach and there is a large caution sign for people to know that this area is restricted. Some letters are in bold and in all caps, while other writing underneath this is in a smaller font and all lower case. Underneath the smaller font it says,” Protected by Federal and State Laws.” With it being protected by the Federal and State Laws, there must be a fine if someone does bother these turtles. It seems like it is near some housing areas. On this…

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    Loggerhead Sea Turtle The Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta Caretta) is an endangered species of turtle that lives and nests on the beaches of Georgia’s barrier islands. The Loggerhead Sea Turtles was listed on the threatened species list on July 28, 1978. There are 7 species of sea turtles, and the Loggerhead turtle is one of five found on the Georgia barrier islands. The Loggerhead turtle is the only one of those that nests regularly on the barrier islands. This species of turtle lives in oceans…

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    Box Turtle Research Paper

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    Box turtles are a North turtle, there scientific name is terrapene carolina. Box turtles hibernate in the winter and mate during the spring. Box turtle can curl up inside their shell and hide or sleep. But, the box turtle has been put on the endangered species list because of predators, humans and the environment. One reason the box turtle is endangered is because of its predators. The box turtle has many predators like skunks, foxes, and more. Some of the predators like to dig up the nest and…

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    Hooded Plover Extinction

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    hurt the animals. A respondent in my survey stated, “A protective barrier would be important because it would be highly unethical to ignore native species in need of protection from our own selfish recreation” All animals deserve a right to a natural habitat, and it isn’t fair that because some people want to have some ‘fun’ at the expense of these creatures, that they lose that right. The environment should be taken care of and maintained as it is without the influence of society damaging it.…

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    Building new subdivisions and putting up houses for people is great, but it is destroying the homes of others. The Wood Turtle is becoming endangered because of habitats change. Also I’m going to tell you more about their habitats and facts about their diet and their behavior. The wood turtle range extends from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick south to Rockingham County, Virginia (Buhrmann and Mitchell 1989), and west to southern Quebec, and more. The Wood Turtle always found in close association…

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    I strongly believe that wildlife crossings for turtles and tortoises should be built more frequently on main roads. The reasons I believe this are that it is not only dangerous to the animals to not have these wildlife crossings but the driver as well, I will discuss these in more depth in this passage. One reason to have wildlife crossings is that is can be dangerous to the animals if you don’t have them. If you don’t put the tunnels or bridge then the animals have no way across the road…

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    Loggerhead Research Paper

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    Caretta caretta, loggerhead sea turtles are one of the most abundant turtle species in the United States. The loggerhead lives in some of the most frigid waters, and typically live near the coast, frequenting North Carolina as well as Florida. These sea turtles have massive, log-like heads, and extremely strong jaws for munching on shellfish. Loggerheads are ominvores and typically masticate creatures such as horseshoe crab, mussels, clams, fish and jellyfish, while sometimes eating seaweed as…

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