Save The Green Turtles!

Friday Group-- Claire, Kaylee, And Michael

Population

There are only about a few thousand green sea turtles left in the wild.

How They Are Becoming Extinct

The green turtle is becoming extinct because of over-hunting due to people enjoying the flesh and eggs.

How To Help Save The Turtles

People could stop hunting the flesh and eggs of turtles and stop killing the turtles for food.

Interesting Facts

-Turtles have thick, heavy heart shaped shells that protect their soft bodies

-Their shells can reach up to 3-4 feet

-Adult turtles weigh up to 400 pounds

-They spend most of their lives within a few kilometers of their birth places

-Turtles are vertebrates