Essay About Turtles

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ENTRY NUMBER: E3 Conserving Our Nature - Sea Turtle A Global Perspective Summary Turtles in Malaysia are increasingly threatened and endangered drasticly . In Malaysia, not only as a turtle reptile normal life, but the turtle is a tourist attraction in the country. For example, many tourists come to the states known attractions turtle populations such as Kelantan, Terengganu, Johor and Penang. Who would have thought, just because of the type of animal species, countries of Malaysia may be known and can improve the economy through tourism. But unfortunately, endangered turtle populations due to the threat of predators and human activity. However, the threat of predators did not affect the full extinction of the turtles, but rather human activities…show more content…
Plus, some scientists also had predicted that a total of 1,000 to 10,000 eggs are needed to get a turtle or a female turtles. In Malaysia, there are three types of turtle. They are Leatherback Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, and Olive Ridley Turtle. Most of these turtle can be found in Terengganu, Pahang, Perak, Kedah, Penang, Sabah and Sarawak. Turtle are also known as “green turtle” as fat in the body green in color. Turtles can grow up to 1 meter in weight between 135 to 270 kilogram. Foods of the turtle are mainly seaweed and algae. In this ever changing society and technology, turtles have been killed and even catch for many reasons. Because of that reasons, turtles is becoming endangered and may be extinct soon. Turtles becoming endangered due to many reasons. In that case, the turtles are being taken under the protection of the Fisheries Department. Even though the duty was given by the government to the Fishier Department, it is our responsibility to keep the turtles safe. Their numbers are dwindling because they face many dangers, the biggest which is humans. Populations of sea turtles worldwide have dropped by 80% to 90% since 60s. Leatherback and Hawksbill species is listed as one of the 10 most endangered animals in the world. On the other hand, the green turtle hatchlings. Even the scientists have estimate that only one of each thousand hatchings will survive till

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