Every Sunday we are going to have a fun fact on animals.

Today's animal of the day is...Green Sea turtle.

Name: Green Sea turtle or green turtle ( Chelonia mydas )

Conservation status: Endangered species.

Where do they live: They live around the world in warm subtropical and tropical ocean waters.

What do they eat: They are herbivorous and eat sea grasses and algae.

Why are they endangered: They are threatened by overharvesting of their eggs, hunting of adults, being caught in fishing gear and loss of nesting beach sites.

More facts: -They migrate long distances between feeding grounds and the beaches from where they hatched.

- Unlike other sea turtle, the adult green sea turtle are herbivorous, only juvenile turtles eat jellyfish and other small invertebrates.

Stayed tuned for more Into our Wild facts and if you want to suggest an animal contact us through intowildak@gmail.com - Kara

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