Leatherback sea turtle

Leatherback sea turtle

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Scientists have warned that the giant Pacific leatherback turtle would go extinct soon! Official statistics have recorded that the numbers for the turtles have been declining by 5.9% since the 1980′s. Reports have estimated that there are approximately 500 leatherback turtles which are currently breeding at their last in the Pacific. Meanwhile, findings have shown that the leatherback sea turtle will go extinct in less than 20 years as its population is decreasing incredibly. Conservationists have laid stress on the fact that they would not be able to save enough leatherback sea turtles or their ocean home as they face major problems like climate change, plastic pollution and fisheries. Indeed, fishermen kill the turtles for meat while they harvest the eggs for food. Other reports have demonstrated that other nimals like dogs, pigs and large birds feed on the eggs of these turtles. Another issue is the increasing weather temperatures that contribute to kill the eggs...

Buch Details:

ISBN-13:

978-613-0-15196-6

ISBN-10:

6130151969

EAN:

9786130151966

Buchsprache:

English

Herausgegeben von:

Edward R. Miller-Jones

Seitenanzahl:

148

Veröffentlicht am:

24.04.2013

Kategorie:

Zoologie