Category Archives: Sea Turtles

Children’s Book Review: On Kiki’s Reef by Carol L. Malnor and illustrated by Trina L. Hunner

On Kiki’s Reef (Dawn Publications, 2014) is a delightful children’s picture book about the life cycle of a sea turtle. Along the way, Kiki meets animals on a coral reef. This book is aimed at lower elementary school grades (4-8 … Continue reading

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The Real Animals (and Fish!) of Finding Dory

Finding Dory came out until June 17, 2016. The following was a sneak preview with some corrections now that the movie is out. Dory is back! Her Mom’s name is Jenny and her Dad’s name is Charlie. She is a … Continue reading

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10 Fabulous Facts About Sea Turtles

1. Sea Turtles are reptiles that breathe air. 2. There are 7 species of Sea Turtles: Kemp’s Ridley, olive Ridley, flatback, hawksbill, loggerhead, green and leatherback. 3. The Leatherback Sea Turtle is the largest turtle and heaviest reptile on the … Continue reading

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The 3 Most Pressing Ocean Issues for World Oceans Day

This World Oceans Day I would like to reflect on the state of the oceans. There are 3 major issues facing the oceans. They are (in no particular order): 1. Overfishing 2. Climate Change 3. Pollution 1.Overfishing *It is estimated … Continue reading

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10 Endangered Ocean Animals: Happy Endangered Species Day!

10 Endangered Marine Animals 1. Maui’s Dolphin: found off of New Zealand, only 55 individuals remain 2. Northern Right Whale: found in Atlantic Ocean, only 350 individuals remain 3. Vaquita: small dolphin found off of Baja Peninsula, Mexico, 500-600 remain … Continue reading

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Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Conservation Day in California

I’m Tuga, and I’m a Pacific leatherback sea turtle. Today in California (October 15) is Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Conservation Day (note: it officially starts in 2013)! That is because I am now California’s official marine reptile! To boot, earlier … Continue reading

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The Endangered Animals of Finding Nemo: Green Sea Turtles

Did you know that 1 out of 6 animals featured in the movie, Finding Nemo, are endangered? Meet one of them, the green sea turtle: My name’s Crash. You may know my older bro Crush, dude, and my little nephew … Continue reading

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