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Endangered Sea Turtles : Earths Endangered Animals - Bobbie Kalman

Endangered Sea Turtles

Earths Endangered Animals

Paperback Published: 31st October 2004
ISBN: 9780778718994
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old

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Ages 6 to 12 years. To lay eggs, a sea turtle swims thousands of miles to the beach where she was born. This long journey is fraught with danger. In many cases, the beaches are now full of hotels, people, and lights, which fool sea turtles into going the wrong way after they have laid their eggs. The journey of the hatchlings is even more harrowing, and very few make it to the ocean. In this fascinating book, children will learn about: the different species of sea turtles, their bodies, life cycles, migration, behaviour, and diets; why they are endangered; how people are helping them.

Endangered!p. 4
What is a sea turtle?p. 6
Eight species of sea turtlesp. 8
How many are left on Earth?p. 10
Meet the ridleys!p. 12
The leatherbackp. 14
Green and black sea turtlesp. 15
The hawksbillp. 16
Sea turtle habitatsp. 18
Back to the beachp. 20
The life cycle of a sea turtlep. 22
Dangers all aroundp. 24
Sea turtle troublesp. 26
Habitat lossp. 28
Helping sea turtlesp. 30
Glossary and Indexp. 32
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ISBN: 9780778718994
ISBN-10: 0778718999
Series: Earths Endangered Animals
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 31st October 2004
Publisher: Novella Distribution
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 22.0  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.14