Species Spotlight: Hawksbill Turtle
Questions and Answers
Where do hawksbill turtles get their name?
Hawksbill turtles are named for their narrow pointed beak.
Where do hawksbill turtles live?
Hawksbill turtles are found throughout the world’s tropical oceans, mostly in coral reefs.
What do hawksbills feed on?
They feed mainly on sponges by using their narrow pointed beaks to extract them from crevices on coral reefs, but also eat sea anemones and jellyfish.
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