Are leatherback sea turtles endangered?

Answer According to National Geographic, the leatherback sea turtle is considered endangered under the United States Endangered Species Act. This type of turtle has been listed as endangered since June 2,... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Are leatherback sea turtles endangered

What do leatherback sea turtles eat?

Leatherback sea turtles can be found in oceans all over the world because they can survive in a wide range of temperatures. They are found as far north as the coasts of Norway and as far south as t... Read More »

Is Australia's leatherback sea turtle endangered?

The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources lists the leatherback sea turtle as critically endangered across its habitat. The biggest threats to the leatherback turtle ... Read More »

Are leatherback sea turtles a protected species?

Because of a major decline in nesting and increasing mortality rates, the leatherback sea turtle was placed on the "critically endangered" list in 2000. According to the NOAA Office of Protected Re... Read More »

Where do the leatherback turtles live?

The endangered leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) inhabits the tropical and temperate waters of the Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean. They are found as far northward as Scandin... Read More »