Sea Turtles : The Life Of Sea Turtles

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Destiny Pelton
Mrs. Samantha Wilkinson
English P6
4 December 2017
Sea Turtles

Squirt is the son of Crush from the 2003 Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo. He’s unlike any sea turtle before. Sea turtles normally don’t interact with others, but Squirt is the exact opposite. He is a perky, playful sea turtle that idolizes his father Crush. He has inherited his dad's fearless and easy-going attitude. A sea turtle doesn't have parents but Squirt sure does. Sea turtles are astonishing creatures. With their strong ability to survive on their own, communication skills before they are even born, and their way of life in general.
The life of a Sea Turtle would seem as if it was a lonely life. According to Paul A. Kobasa “Turtle eggs become fertilized inside the female’s body,” (pg. 521, World Book Encyclopedia: T: Volume 19). When it's time for a Sea Turtle to hatch they enter the world without parents. According to Paul A. Kobasa “All turtles lay their eggs on land,” (pg. 521, World Book Encyclopedia: T: Volume 19). The mother lays a thousand eggs in one breeding a season. After the mother lays her eggs she goes on with her life. The parents aren’t around to teach their young what it means to be a turtle. The hatchlings end up looking elsewhere for a role model. It may seem as if they are living a lonely and scary life but it’s normal for them.
Therefore, without parents the turtles have no parental care. “Female turtles lay their eggs in nesting burrows and cover them up with

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