While there are a large number of sea turtle species, many of them are in danger. The IUCN has classified three species as either endangered or critically endangered, and an additional three as vulnerable. Similarly, all sea turtle populations found in North American waters are listed are threatened or endangered, including the green, loggerhead, Kemp’s ridley, Olive ridley, hawksbill, flatback, and leatherback sea turtle.
- Recommended Age: 18 months and up
- Size in cm: 21 L x 6.5 H
- Size in inches: 8.27 L x 2.56 H
- Scale: 1:6.5
- UPC: 095866260422
Found in warm seas worldwide, their predators include sharks, killer whales and man. All eight species are listed as threatened or endangered. They are strong swimmers and can dive 3,900 ft. They eat both meat and plants and can live to be 80 years old. Sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand on beaches.