Sea Turtle Created by Jack Willis. June 2010
The Atlantic's Rock • You are at Cape Cod. At the shore of the Atlantic Ocean. You pick up a rock. It looks weird. It slips out of your hands. It was a young sea turtle!
Turtly Ocean • The oceans are homes to many animals and sea turtles. • Sea turtles are mostly found in the Atlantic ocean.
Eat Up • Sea turtles mostly eat plants. • Their favorite food is sea grasses.
Newly Turtles • Baby sea turtles hatch about 2 months after the mother lays them. • Babies use their egg tooth to break the egg. • Babies have to take care of themselves.
Wanted! • Almost all people care about sea turtles. • There aren’t as many sea turtles as there used to be. • Some people still hunt sea turtles. • Sometimes sea turtles get caught in nets.
Fun Facts • Scientists think sea turtles can live up t0 100 years old! • Sea turtles are cold blooded. They change their body temperature to the air and the water.