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★ Leatherback Sea Turtles waters off Atlantic Canada to chow down on jellyfish — their primary prey. than any
★ Leatherbacks migrate farther other reptile on Earth. Every year, they swim up to 12,000 kilometres to spend the winter in subtropical and tropical waters. is the only
★ The Leatherback Sea Turtle sea turtle to have a leathery skin on its back instead of a hard shell. that weigh
★ Starting out as hatchlings
40 to 50 grams (about as much as a deck of cards), Leatherbacks grow 10,000 times this size over the course of their lives. underwater for
★ Leatherbacks can swim over 80 minutes before they need to surface to breathe.
Turtles can eat 50
★ Adult Leatherback Sea per cent of their body mass in a single day. That’s a lot of grub!