Sea Turtle Facts – 60 Unknown Facts About Sea Turtles

Interesting facts about sea turtles

Sea turtles are found in a group only during mating and migration.

Sea turtles population is declining as they are hunted, their eggs are harvested as source of food, and many are getting caught in the fishing nets.

Leatherback sea turtles can travel over 10,000 miles every year.

Sea turtles can be found in all oceans except for the Polar Regions.

Most species of sea turtles hatch at night except for Kemp’s ridley which commonly hatch during the day.

Many sea turtles die by eating plastic, thinking that they are jellyfish.

The eggs hatch after incubating for about 2 months.

The hatchlings of sea turtles are about 2 inches long.

Sea turtles do not have an external ear opening.

Sea turtles hatch throughout the year but mostly in summer.