Green Sea Turtle Plush
Product DescriptionENDANGERED ANIMAL!
Green Sea Turtle - Pacific
The Green Sea Turtle Pacific specie (aka Black Sea Turtle) unlike the Atlantic green turtle, has a body that is strongly elevated or vaulted and looks less round in a frontal view than other green sea turtles. The color is where you see the biggest difference with Pacific greens having a dark grey to black carapace and the hatchlings are a dark-brown or black with narrow white border with white underneath.
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 Pacific specie can be located in the Pacific: Nosara, Ostional and Coco's Island.
The Green Sea Turtle is listed as endangered and is protected from exploitation 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
- Quality fabric
- Ultra-plush stuffing