Endangered animals

SEA TURTLE

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‡ marine reptiles that can be found in all ocean ‡ has a lifespan of 80 years ‡ after mating at sea. when predators such as seagulls cannot fly . adult female sea turtles return to land to nest at night ‡ It digs a circular hole 40 to 50 cm then starts filling the nest with a clutch of soft-shelled eggs ‡ Incubation takes about two months ‡ Hatching usually takes place at night.

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CAUSES ‡ sea turtles are caught worldwide. although it is illegal to hunt ‡ provide source of food and as source of protein ‡ steal the eggs for consumption ‡ the shell can use as traditional decorative ornamental material used in Japan and China .

run-off from chemicals contribute to water pollution and release toxin. these smaller. toxic particles become food for many links in the food chain.‡ oil spills. including sea turtles ‡ popular in Mexico as boot material and food . As a result.

Endangered animals TIGER .

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and some smaller animals . pigs. cattle. goats. fish. rabbits.‡ the largest cat species in the world ‡ approximate weight of the male is 500 pounds and the female is 300 pounds ‡ good climbers and swimmers ‡ is an apex predator and carnivore ‡ have a lifespan of 10 15 years in the wild ‡ prey on deer. birds. bear.

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‡ In ancient time. tigers were kept as pets by royalty ‡ tiger's body organs have also been rumored to be a cure for many of human illness and use in traditional chinese medicine ‡ destroyed their habitats by cutting down trees and polluting the atmosphere ‡ Hunt illegally and overhunting ‡ People believe that tiger s penis can make soup to increase their sexuality .

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