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Fact of the Day: Green Sea Turtle

Posted Wed, Jul 14, 2010 by MollyH to baby sea turtles, Fact of the Day, green sea turtle, sea turtles

Time for another FOTD!

Green sea turtles are born only two inches long and will grow to about three feet by adulthood. On average, young green sea turtles grow more than 11 pounds a year by feeding on sea grasses and algae -- yum!

For more info on green sea turtles and other wonderful wildlife, check back tomorrow or check out Oceana.org/Explore!

 


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