What is changing about the Atlantic leatherback sea turtle's habitat?

Answer Atlantic leatherback turtles, the largest turtles in the world, are seeing their world change--on land and in the water. Commercial fishing, pollution, industry and tourism are all taking a toll on... Read More »

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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 »

What is a Leatherback Sea Turtle?

The Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys Coriacea) is the fourth-largest reptile and largest of the turtles, growing up to eight feet long and weighing up to 2,000 pounds. Leatherbacks can live for ... Read More »

Sharks That Eat Leatherback Sea Turtles?

Sharks and sea turtles are high-profile denizens of both the open sea and coastal waters where turtles go to nest and sharks go to feast on turtles. There are number of sharks that consider the end... Read More »

What is the habitat of the leatherback turtle?

Leatherback turtles have a wide geographic range and a variety of habitats. They are critically endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Red List, and ... Read More »