Baby Turtles – level 1

18-05-2020 15:00

In March, thousands of sea turtles come to a beach in eastern India. They lay eggs in the sand. One and a half months later, the small baby turtles come out from the sand. They want to get to the sea. They know where the sea is.

However, it is a dangerous way. Some animals and birds wait for this special moment. They want to eat the baby turtles. Many turtles do not get to the sea.

This kind of turtle has a green shell. It is the smallest sea turtle. It lives in tropical oceans.

In the past, people kill this turtle. People eat turtle meat. They use its skin, too.

Now, there are rules. People must not kill too many turtles. Some people do illegal business with turtle eggs.

Difficult words: lay (to put something down in a place), shell (the hard part of an animal´s body that saves the animal from other animals), illegal (when people do something that is against the rules).

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