Baby GREEN SEA TURTLE - one Albino
A Thai Navy sailor holds a baby albino green sea turtle at a nursery for the reptiles, which are considered endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
About 15,000 green turtles and hawksbill turtles are hatched and housed at the navy’s conservation center annually until the animals are old enough to be released into the sea.
Fast Facts on Green Sea Turtles:
Average life span in the wild: Over 80 years
Size: Up to 5 ft (1.5 m)
Weight: Up to 700 lbs (317.5 kg)
Group name: Bale
Protection status: Endangered
Did you know?
Like other sea turtles, the green turtle cannot pull its head into its shell.
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