Sea Turtle Facts For Kids Ages 9-12
In the Clouducated Kids Nonfiction Book, Sea Turtle Facts For Kids, you will learn many interesting sea turtle facts.
Sea turtles have lived on Earth for over 100 million years. They were here when the dinosaurs roamed the Earth! Sea turtles are reptiles like snakes, lizards, alligators, and crocodiles. Turtles are the only reptiles that have a bony protective shell around their bodies.
Sea turtles live in the oceans around the world. They are very fast and graceful swimmers. Their limbs are flattened and look like flippers. Their arms are larger and stronger than their legs and some species have claws at the end of them. They flap their arms up and down and fly gracefully through the water.
Today all species of sea turtles are either threatened or in danger of becoming extinct. They have been hunted for food, bait, oil, leather, fertilizers, and trinkets. Their eggs are sold for profit. There are many people who are dedicated to saving the sea turtles.
In Sea Turtle Facts For Kids you will learn:
- Sea Turtles Are Reptiles
- Sea Turtles Are Cold-Blooded
- Sea Turtles Are Vertebrates
- There Are Different Species Of Sea Turtles
- What Sea Turtles Look Like
- Where Sea Turtles Live
- Why Sea Turtles Cry
- Sea Turtles Build Nests
- Where Sea Turtles Lay Their Eggs
- What Sea Turtles Eat