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Celebrate World Sea Turtle Week!

World Sea Turtle Day is 6/16/24!

Some awesome tidbits about Sea Turtles for World Turtle Week!

Sea turtles maintain the jellyfish population.

They double as the ocean’s lawnmowers. (They eat Seagrass)

They can hold their breath for up to five hours.

They cannot retract their head and legs into their shell.

The sex of baby sea turtles depends on the nest temperature.

They have a great sense of direction.

They lay eggs in the same place every year.

All seven species are on the endangered list.

You can help save sea turtles.

The World Wildlife Fund encourages everyone to take a pledge to buy certified sustainable seafoodshop consciously while traveling and support sea turtle ecotourism.