Loggerhead Sea Turtle

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  • Loggerhead Sea Turtle

    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

    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

    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 Case Study

    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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  • Box Turtle Research Paper

    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

    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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  • Informative Essay On Wood Turtle

    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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  • Turtle Eggs In Central America

    Each year, countless sea turtle eggs are illegally harvested in Central America and sold on the black market. Poachers dig up the nests, remove the eggs and sell them to middlemen, who in turn transport them to cities where they are sold as staples in bars and restaurants. Yet how they reach their destination remains something of a mystery to conservationists. Since little is known about the routes frequented by smugglers, thereby frustrating efforts to thwart the sale of poached sea turtle…

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  • Essay On Sea Turtle

    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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  • Three Causes Of Endangerment

    destruction, modification, or curtailment of its habitat or range;overutilization for commercial, recreational, scientific, or educational purposes;disease or predation;the inadequacy of existing regulatory mechanisms;other natural or manmade factors affecting its survival 3. Find out what species live in your state or country that are endangered or threatened.Discuss any recovery plans that are in place. Many birds like the Red-cockaded Woodpecke, Wood Stork and the Swallow-tailed Kite and…

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