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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.
They live in the water
At Waimea Bay, North Shore