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According to National Geographic, leatherback sea turtles are the largest turtles on Earth, have soft and rubbery shells and thrive in a number of habitats. They live in the frigid waters around Canada and Norway, the temperate waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans,...


Leatherback turtles are migratory animals that survive on a diet that consists primarily of jellyfish. Because their foraging locations are populated by large fisheries, these aquatic reptiles are at a great risk of becoming endangered due to boating and netting acciden...


Leatherback turtles can be found in a variety of locations ranging from the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific ocean and other parts of the world including Canada, Norway, New Zealand and South America. This species of turtle were once prominent in every ocean, but now their ...


Leatherback sea turtles' thick skin acts like a natural armor and is a valuable defense mechanism. However, the turtles' large size is also a deterrent for many predators, as is their ability to quickly swim away from danger.


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...


Sea turtles are known to live in every ocean basin in the world except in the polar regions. They can also be found on coastal regions and they migrate long distances in search of food.


Research proposes that 47 or more sea turtle species communicate using a form of sound. The purpose of making the sound is to state their social standing, find the location of other turtles or create reproductive signals.