Sea turtles are a species of reptile, meaning they are cold-blooded, have scales, lay eggs, have a heart with three or four chambers and breathe through lungs. There are seven species of sea turtle: the hawksbill, flatback, loggerhead, leatherback, green, Kemp's ridley and olive ridley. As of 2014,
A sea cave, also called a littoral cave, begins as a small crack or weak spot in a cliff beside the sea. Ocean waves – salty water full of gravel and sand pound against this spot for centuries, slowly enlarging it and hollowing out a cave in the side of the cliff.
Sea sponges are bottom-dwelling, multi-cellular animals. Most sea sponges attach themselves to the ocean floor, other sea animals or rocks for the duration of their lives. A small number of sea sponges are mobile creatures that move along the ocean floor at the rate of 1 to 3 millimeters per day.
The Red Sea is an inlet of the Indian Ocean that separates northeastern Africa from Asia minor. Specifically, the Red Sea borders Saudi Arabia and Yemen on its eastern shore and Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti on its western shore. The Red Sea has one of the highest salt concentrations of any bod
Sea turtles in some form have existed on Earth for as long as 250 million years. Evidence of their existence can be found in fossils from the Jurassic Era.
There are seven types of sea turtles of which six are endangered. Sea turtles are some of the oldest creatures on Earth, dating back 220 million years. They can be found in all oceans of the world except for the polar regions.
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Renowned as graceful swimmers, the endangered green sea turtles are found in brackish waters throughout the world. Learn more green sea turtle facts. Green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) inhabit the beaches and offshore locations of 140 countries throughout the world. They are graceful and serene swim
The aquarium's dugong was rescued after washing up orphaned on a... As well as regular tanks, this impressive complex has large pools that you can walk through – safely enclosed in Perspex tunnels – as an intimidating array of sharks and rays pass overhead. Other highlights include a two-minute boat
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