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Would you rather pick a fight with a jellyfish or a plastic bag? For sea turtles, this question should be simple. Their scales protect them from the worst of a jellyfish's venom, and the resulting meal is both tasty and nutritious. But a single piece of plastic can be deadly. The problem is that sea turtles don’t know what plastic is, and they don’t get to choose. WHAT DO SEA TURTLES NATURALLY EAT? There are seven species of sea turtles found in the world’s oceans today, and they each have different dietary preferences. - Loggerhead: Hatchlings are omnivores (meaning they eat both animals and plants) but adults are carnivores, favoring crabs, whelks, and conchs. - Green: Fully grown sea t... Full story

19 July