The sea turtle is perhaps one of the more fascinating creatures in marine biology. Classified as reptile, this cold-blooded animal comes in varied colors and sizes. Sea turtles are distantly related to other species of reptiles such as lizards, snakes and crocodiles, which are generally characterized by their scaly skin and three-chambered heart. Find out more facts about sea turtles through these animal facts. Listed below are fun and interesting sea turtles facts.

Fascinating facts about Sea Turtles

  • Amongst all species of sea turtles, the leatherback sea turtles are the largest. They can grow up to 6.5 ft long and weigh up to 1200 lbs. They are also unlike to other sea turtles as they are the only ones that are lacking of backbone that joins to its inner shell.

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