Did you know that there are 7 living species of sea turtles?

  1. Flatback turtle
  2. Green turtle
  3. Hawksbill turtle
  4. Kemp’s ridley turtle
  1. Leatherback turtle
  2. Loggerhead turtle
  3. Olive ridley turtle
Can you find them all in the picture below?

What is the life cycle of a sea turtle?

How does a sea turtle differ from a tortoise?

Here are a few differences between sea turtles and tortoises.

Where do sea turtles live?

Here are approximate range maps for the 7 living species of sea turtles.

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Illustrations by María Salazar for Mongabay Kids

More sea turtle resources: facts and fun!

Sea Turtle Week is a celebration of sea turtles held each year from June 8-16:

Resources to help you learn about turtles:

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