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Baby GREEN SEA TURTLE - one AlbinoChelonia mydas©Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters
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:
Type:  Reptile
Diet:  Herbivore
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.
Source: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/green-turtle.html
Other albino animal posts:
Albino North American Porcupine
Albino Giraffe
Albino Kookaburra

Baby GREEN SEA TURTLE - one Albino
Chelonia mydas
©Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

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:

Type:  Reptile

Diet:  Herbivore

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.

Source: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/green-turtle.html

Other albino animal posts:

Albino North American Porcupine

Albino Giraffe

Albino Kookaburra

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