Sea Turtle Facts Quiz

A sea turtle's shell is called a

Sea turtles are

Can a sea turtle's head retract into its body?

The largest species of a sea turtle is

Harold aka "Mavis" from Dolphin Tale 2 and CMA permanent resident is a

Sea turtles are threatened by

Loggerhead sea turtle nests are the most commonly found nests on the beaches of Florida's gulf coast.

On average, how many eggs does a sea turtle lay at one time?

The smallest species of sea turtle is

The temperature of the sand around a nest can determine whether hatchlings will be males or females.

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Only 1 in 1,000 sea turtles survive to adulthood. It’s crucial that we give them the best chance at survival.

This means if you see a nest hatching, or a hatchling racing to the water, 💡🙅‍♂️keep your lights out & hands off👐🙅‍♀️! If you find an injured or disoriented hatchling (away from the water, off the beach, etc.) call CMA or your local law enforcement before interfering. Be a sea turtle hero by following these rules! #TurtleTuesday
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