Turtles front flippers help it steer turtles back flippers help it move quickly through the water
The body parts of a turtle are simple. The carapace (the top of the shell) is connected to the backbone and ribs. The carapace is covered with a protective layer of scutes. Scutes are the little pieces on a turtle's shell. See picture 1 to know more about scutes. Now the scaly skin on a turtle can help so there skin doesn't dry out on land. Many turtles live in warm tropical oceans. Others can survive in colder temperatures in the south.
Some scientist believe that turtles have an internal compass
Sadly it’s true that turtles are endangered. Unfortunately the survival rate has dropped dramatically. Each nest has a survival rate of 1-5%, which means they have little chance to survive. Each nest has a really good chance of dyeing by birds, crabs, and wild dogs or foxes. Sadly the only thing saving them is the Save Our Sea Turtles (S.O.S.) and turtle hospitals.