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Sea turtles are endangered for many reasons including population decline from human activities such as poaching, commercial fishing and illegal trade, along with climate change, pollution and erosion. These ocean creatures are valued for their shells, meat and eggs, whi...

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Green sea turtles are the only sea turtles that are herbivorous in adulthood. Young green sea turtles are mainly carnivorous and eat invertebrates such as sponges, jellyfish and crabs. However, they gradually shift to an entirely vegetarian diet as they exit their juven...

www.reference.com/article/long-green-sea-turtles-live-f06773d1b70d62cb

The average life span of green sea turtles in the wild is more than 80 years. It takes anywhere from 20 to 50 years for the marine animals to reach sexual maturity.

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The Sea Turtle Conservancy estimates that there are 85,000 to 90,000 nesting female green sea turtles worldwide. The population of males and immature females is not known.

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A Green Turtle is an endangered, herbivore reptile. It can be found in tropical and sub tropical habitats. Its name derives from the green color of its skin and not the color of its shell, which is usually brown or olive. On average, it lives to be over 80 years old in ...

www.reference.com/article/predators-green-sea-turtles-cffeba074763a204

The only non-human predator large enough to endanger an adult green sea turtle is the shark. However, hatchlings are vulnerable to crabs, seagulls, sharks, fish and mammals. Despite being endangered, green sea turtles are also vulnerable to humans who kill them for thei...

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While adult sea turtles have few natural predators, large sharks, such as the tiger shark, have been known to eat sea turtles. Killer whales have also been known to prey on sea turtles. Baby sea turtles are preyed upon by fish, dogs, raccoons, seabirds and crabs, and mo...