Expert Author: Agenlia Scott
Costa Rica's Playa Grande resort has long been famous because of the leatherback sea turtles national park, night tours of sea turtles and the sea turtles museum. Many tours come to there in order to see the sea turtles. However, the disorder development of the towns and cities together with the rise of the temperature and the rise of sea level, which have all greatly reduced the number of Pacific sea turtles.
The people in Hong Kong deeply love green turtles, but this kind of marine animal is facing a risk of extinction. In order to save green turtles, Hong Kong government has taken a series of measures, including tracking sea turtles with satellites and protecting them. But many people were worried about the small effect of the protection move.
Expert Author: Agenlia Scott
Sea turtles appeared on earth as early as more than 200 million years ago, they are known as the living fossil. The sea turtles have the longest lifespan of up to 152 years, it is the old god of longevity in all the wild animals. The coastal people regarded turtles as the longevity mascot precisely because of the turtles longevity.
There are eight species of sea turtles in the ocean, of which four produced in China, mainly in Guangdong, Hainan and other coast cities, the largest number of species in China is green sea turtles.
At 10:00 AM, January 10, 2010, several tourists who were taking a walk on Shenzhen Xiaomeisha beach reported to local TV station that an injured sea turtle was washed ashore by waves. A reporter and a technician of Xiameisha Sea World went to the scene in no time.
Evolution of sea turtles... All of turtle species living in ocean are called sea turtle. It is a kind of peculiar and mysterious migratory marine animal. It is also the largest reptile in marine world. As early as 250 million years ago, the ancestor of sea turtle together with dinosaur experienced a thriving period. Dinosaur has died out, but with its vitality, sea turtle has been living till today.
Expert Author: Jason Swanson
You should be a responsible pet owner if you intend on having exotic pets. You should personally consider your lifestyle in finding the perfect exotic pet. You should be committed as a owner in providing the needs of your exotic pet in order to survive.
Expert Author: Bob Simons
For about one hundred million years, our waters have been visited by the green (Chelonia mydas) and the logger-head (Caretta caretta) turtles. The green turtle only nests in Cyprus, south-east Turkey and sometimes in Israel.
Prolaps represents a turning inside out and outside of the turtle's body of their cloaca in females or penises in males and it occasionally happens to the majority of these animals. The prolapses are not dangerous nor painful for the turtle.
The most frequent species of turtles chosen as pets are horsfields and Russian tortoises. They are very little (about 15 cm in length) and are ideal for the English people because the temperature in U.K. favors them and their need to hibernate in winter.
Turtles belong to the class of reptiles; what makes the difference from others is the shell, absent in other reptiles. The external shell is known as the carapace, while the interior is known as the plastron.