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Top part of the sea turtle's shell
Belly or underneath of sea turtle
The beach on which the female turtle returns to lay her eggs on and it's the same one where she was hatched.
The pit or nest the sea turtle digs out of sand to lay her eggs.
Sea turtle hatchlings use this to help crack the shell of their egg and get out of the eggshell.
A word used to describe how the baby turtles look as they scramble out of the nesting chamber.
The group of eggs laid by the female sea turtle.
Device used to help sea turtles escape from fishing nets.
The top of the water where sea turtles have to get come to get air to breath.
To develop or grow over time until ready to hatch.
The age at which female can have babies or reproduce.
Child or teenager
Baby sea turtle
Scales on a sea turtle
Drink in or soak up
A membrane around babies in egg that is absorbed for nourishment.
Things that can hurt or harm animals
In danger of becoming extinct
A distinct group of animals with common characteristics
An animal that wants to eat another animal
To remain alive or continue in existence
Something that obstructs or hinders or gets in the way of doing something or going somewhere
Dig for food
The distance that something can be located.
Cave in; hollow and curved inward
Swimming Creatures lesson 3
Chris Van Allsburg
Sea Turtles & Reptiles - Distribution and Ecosystem/Habitat
Sea Turtles & Reptiles - Facts