Green Turtle

By: Cynthia Thompson

Facts:

  • Other name Chelonia Mydas
  • Green turtles are the largest of all hard shell turtles with a very small head.
  • This turtle is unique because it only eats plants making it a herbivore.
  • Their diet gives them a greenish colored fat
  • ENDANGERED SPECIES

WHY ARE GREEN TURTLES ENDANGERED?

Turtle populations have drastically decreased . They decreased due to disease, incidental capture, and disturbing the eggs. They do things like closing down beaches so people can't be on the beach when turtle's hatch and they make it to the water. People disturbing the turtles makes a difference in the population of green turtles.

HELP SAVE THE GREEN TURTLES!!