Green Sea Turtle Plush
Green Sea Turtle - Atlantic
The Green Sea Turtle Atlantic specie has a dorsoventrally flattened body is covered by a large, teardrop-shaped carapace; it has a pair of large, paddle-like flippers. Its common name comes from the usually green fat found beneath its carapace due to they usually have lightly colored, although in the eastern Pacific populations parts of the carapace can be almost black.
Habitat & Range: Across three habitat types, depending on their life stage. It lays eggs on beaches. Mature turtles spend most of their time in shallow, coastal waters with lush seagrass beds. Adults frequent inshore bays, lagoons and shoals with lush seagrass meadows.
In Costa Rica, the Green Sea Turtle Atlantic specie extends throughout the Atlantic Ocean. In the Caribbean, the majority population hails from a few beaches in Tortuguero.
The Green Sea Turtle is listed as endangered and is protected from explotation in most countries. It is illegal to collect, harm or kill them. In addition, many countries including Costa Rica have laws and ordinances to protect nesting areas.
Specific Plush Details
- Highly detailed design
- Realistic facial features
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- Ultra-plush stuffing