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Turtle - Hawskbill Sea Turtle (Schleich)

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The Hawksbill turtle has a flattened body and a shell with overlapping scales, or scutes, which can vary in color from shades of brown to yellow and black.

Hawskbill Sea Turtle measures: 2.6" L x 2.2" W x 0.8" H

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The thick shell of the Hawksbill Sea Turtle is a reddish-brown color that stands out against the deep blue ocean. The front and back legs are also patterned brown and yellow. With its black beady eyes, the sea creature looks really beautiful swimming through the surf. Maybe you can get a closer look if you offer it something tasty?

The thick shell of the Hawksbill Sea Turtle is a reddish-brown color that stands out against the deep blue ocean. The front and back legs are also patterned brown and yellow. With its black beady eyes, the sea creature looks really beautiful swimming through the surf. Maybe you can get a closer look if you offer it something tasty?

Hawskbill Sea Turtle Information:

The Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is a species of sea turtle known for its distinctive beak-like mouth, which resembles a hawk's beak. Here are some key points about the Hawksbill sea turtle:

Appearance: The Hawksbill turtle has a flattened body and a pair of overlapping, scaly shells, or carapace.
Its shell has a unique pattern of overlapping scales, or scutes, which can vary in color from shades of brown to yellow and black. The species gets its name from its pointed beak, which is hawk-like and is adapted for reaching into crevices of coral reefs and rocky areas to find food.

Habitat: Hawksbill sea turtles are found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans.
They are commonly associated with coral reefs, rocky areas, and shallow coastal waters, where they find their primary food source.

Diet: Hawksbill turtles are primarily herbivorous, with a diet that consists mainly of sponges.
They also consume other invertebrates, jellyfish, and various species of algae.

Conservation Status: Hawksbill sea turtles are listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
The main threats to their population include habitat loss, poaching for their shells, and accidental capture in fishing gear.

Role in Ecosystem: Hawksbill sea turtles play a crucial role in maintaining the health of coral reef ecosystems by controlling the population of certain invertebrates, like sponges, which can become overabundant if not regulated.

Reproduction: Female Hawksbill turtles typically nest on tropical beaches, laying their eggs in nests in the sand.
The nesting season varies by region, but it generally occurs at night.
The eggs incubate for about 60 days, and after hatching, the hatchlings make their way to the sea.

Protection and Conservation Efforts: Conservation initiatives and efforts to protect nesting sites, regulate fishing practices, and reduce the illegal trade of their shells are essential for the survival of Hawksbill sea turtles.

 

Part of the Sealife Series by Schleich.

Made of durable synthetic material by Schleich. Hand Painted.

Product Code: #14876

by Schleich

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Schleich Sea Life Animal Figures - Hawskbill Sea Turtle #14876

Manufacturer Age Recommendation:

3+ years

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Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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