Loggerhead Sea Turtles
Learn about the life cycle of loggerhead sea turtles, why they are threatened with extension, and what we can do to help save these amazing reptiles.
Sea Turtle Vocabulary
Clutch - group of eggs in a nest.
Hatchling - a turtule which has recently hatched out of an egg.
Predator - an animal that catches and eats another animal, called prey.
Yokeless or Spacer Eggs - eggs without the yellow yoke. The yoke is the part of the egg which turns into a hatchling.
Sargasso Sea - an area in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean where the currents have deposited sea grasses, like sargassum.
Did You Know?
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