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Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are reptiles that live in a marine or brackish environment. There are seven species of sea turtles. They all have long, paddle-like flippers, which are great for swimming, but poor for walking on land. Here you can learn more about sea turtles and the sea turtle species.

10 Facts About Sea Turtles
Learn facts about sea turtles, including where they live, how they reproduce, and what they eat.

Facts About Sea Turtles
Learn facts about sea turtles, including characteristics of all sea turtles. You can also learn about sea turtle classification, reproduction, migration and distribution.

The 7 Species of Sea Turtles
There are 7 species of sea turtles. Learn about each of the sea turtle species and see photos of each type of sea turtle.

Leatherback Sea Turtle
Learn about the leatherback sea turtle - the only sea turtle with a leathery covering on its carapace, and the largest species of sea turtle.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle
The loggerhead turtle got its name from its large head. It also has crushing jaws and a cranky disposition. Learn more facts about the the loggerhead sea turtle here.

Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Populations of hawksbill sea turtle were nearly wiped out by demand for this sea turtle's beautiful shell. Learn more about the hawksbill turtle, including its size, classification, feeding, reproduction and distribution.

Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle
Here you can learn about the Kemp's Ridley sea turtle, which is the world's smallest sea turtle species.

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
The olive Ridley turtle is a small sea turtle with a spectacular nesting behavior. Learn more about the olive Ridley turtle's classification, feeding, reproduction, and where to find olive Ridley sea turtles.

Flatback Turtle
Learn about the Flatback Sea Turtle, a species native to Australia. Find information about flatback turtle feeding, reproduction and conservation.

Sea Turtle Pictures
Check out beautiful images of sea turtles in this sea turtle photo gallery. You can also learn facts about sea turtles.

Sea Turtle Information
Want to learn about sea turtles? Here's a list of facts, information, images and articles.

Green Sea Turtle
Do you know how the green sea turtle got its name? Read this green sea turtle profile to learn the answer to this question, as well as many other facts about green sea turtles.

Scute
A scute is a piece of keratin that forms the shell of 6 of the 7 species of sea turtles.

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