They have no teeth but have modified “beaks”. They do not have visible ears but have eardrums covered by skin. They have a good vision under water but not ashore. They have a good sense of smell.
ylim022 • October 29, 2015
Sea turtles can live up to 50 years or more. Their lifespan is quite similar to humans, they take decades to mature.
Largest of the sea turtles, the leatherback sea turtle can weigh up to a shocking 2000 pound.
Unlike other turtles, their legs and head cannot retract back into their shells.
There are a total of seven species and are mostly endangered.
Did you know? Sea turtles once used to live with dinosaurs and they are one of the world’s oldest species.