Sea Turtle

No. 260429

by Safari Ltd
$14.99USD

Part of the Testudines order, sea turtles are an important member of oceans around the world. They can be found in warm and temperate waters, primarily in shallow, coastal regions, as well as in bays, lagoons, and estuaries.

  • Scientific Name: Superfamily Chelonioidea
  • Characteristics: Designed as both a learning tool and a fun toy for imaginative play, this figurine has been beautifully crafted with life-like detail and scientific accuracy. Did you know that unlike many other turtle species, most sea turtles cannot retract their limbs into their shells?
  • Size and Color: 8.25 inches long and 2.5 inches tall, our sea turtle model is as tall as a stick of lip balm and a bit longer than a 16 oz. water bottle on its side. Sea turtles can come in many different colorations, although their skin is usually beige and their shells and fins range from olive green to dark brown.
  • The Sea Turtle is part of the Incredible Creatures® collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.
  • History:

    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.