Green Turtle

Green Turtle

The green turtle has a strong beak and short, serrated jaws that aid in ripping and tearing apart plants.

The green turtle’s skull shape is described as round and smooth.

These marine turtles have short snouts and strong beaks that cover the bones of the jaw. Their jaws are short and serrated to properly rip and tear plants apart for consumption.

Sources: (Hersh, 2016, Laguex, 1999; Witzel, 1982)
Image: Christian Gloor


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