Puerto Rico - Caribbean Sea by: samuel mercado

The country im using is Puerto Rico because it is in the Caribbean sea and there are lots of creatures in that sea. The creature i will be presenting is the Leatherback sea turtle.

The leatherback sea turtle sometimes called the lute turtle or leathery turtle. It is the largest of all living turtles and the heaviest modern reptile behind three crcodilians.

Its scientific name is Dermochelys Corlacea and its mass can be between 550-1500 pounds as an adult and avg length for an adult is 5-6 feet. leather back turtles reach maturity at the average ages between 13 and 14 years. leathery turtles also averagely live up to 30 which is different to some other turtles due to the sea turtle that can live up to around 80 to 100 years many even more so compare to other turtles they dont live long at all.

the dots represent where all leatherback turtles have been spotted. clearly in the map it shows a ton of sighting in the Caribbean sea near Puerto Rico

The leatherback turtle can live all over the world but is spotted in more warm areas. There are about 2,300 left in the world making it an endangered animal and many people are help this specie.

A lot of leatherback turtles lay there eggs in the Puerto Ricos beaches, the people of Puerto Rico protects the eggs and the baby turtles before they enter the sea.

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