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Honu/Green Sea Turtle

Chelonia Mydas

Description:

They migrate long distances between feeding grounds and hatching beaches. Females crawl out on beaches, dig nests and lay eggs during the night. When hatchlings emerge and walk into the water later. They can reach the age of 80 in the wild. Green Sea Turles are listed as endangered creatures by the IUCN and CITES and is protected from exploitation in most countries. It is illegal to collect, harm or kill them. In addition, many countries have laws and ordinances to protect nesting areas.

Habitat:

They live in the water

Notes:

At Waimea Bay, North Shore

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1 Comment

Interesting spotting Jonnycake,it was you that take the two last photos?you only can post in Project Noah photos taken by you or by someone that autorized you to use the photos here,ok?
welcome to Project Noah :)
I hope you like the site and the community as much we do,there are many features you can explore,the chats for questions and comments on your's and other's spottings and to elp you in the ID process,a blog wich link is in the base of the page,where you can find articls about wildlife writen by our best's specialist's in each field and news about some of our most knowed users.
Normaly spottings are adeed to missions to make easier the acess to other user's,the missions button is on the top of the page there you can find the ones fits better in your case,attention to the range of each mission,there are missions that haved a global name but are local,so you have to see the map of the mission and their you have the range of the mission marked,if is in your residential area ist' good,them there are global missions that you can join freely.
Enjoy your self,see you arround :)

Jonny
Spotted by
Jonny

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Oct 24, 2012
Submitted on Oct 28, 2012

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