the letherback turtle is at risk!


as we all know the common name of this turtle is leather back turtle

the scientific name is Dermochelys coriacea one of the unique things about it, is it doesn't have a hard shell instead it has a fleshy like shell which feels like leather that's how it got its name.

list of plants in the ocean

  • kelp
  • seaweed
  • red algae
  • coralline algae

why the leather back is endangered

it is endangered because of pollution and plastic bags as predation and destruction of their habbitat

food web

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energy pyrimid

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physical adaptations of the leatherback would be having flippers and not having proper flippers at the back of his body another one would be its leathery skin. behavioral adaptations would be swimming to the same beach for nesting and deep diving