The Characteristics Of The Hawksbill Sea Turtle

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The Hawksbill Sea Turtle is one of the many sea turtles that are going extinct. People may never know when these cute, big sea turtles will be seen again. The Hawksbill Sea Turtles are one of the many unique animals that should not go away forever and only to be seen in a picture book instead of real life.
The Hawksbill Sea Turtle has many wonderful features that other turtles and animals do not have. They get their name, Hawksbill, for their hawk beak like jaw. (Kalman Pg.16) Their jaw is also very powerful. (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) The sea turtle is a small to medium size marine turtle. (Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys Imbricata)) It has a beautiful, translucent, and oval shaped shell. They have an overlapping scutes on their carapace, a relatively small head, and they have flippers with two claws on each of them. (Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys Imbricata)) and (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) The Hawksbill Sea Turtle’s shell has many wonderful colors and streaks. (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) Their shells can be black, orange, or even golden brown with streaks of orange, red, or black. (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) A Hawksbill Sea Turtle’s shell can be 30 inches long and weigh 150 pounds. (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) and (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) The Hawksbill Sea Turtle may reach up to 3 feet in length and weigh up to 300 pounds, but they commonly are 2 ½ feet in length and weigh around 176 pounds. (Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys Imbricata)) The difference between a male and a female Hawksbill

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