Are sea turtles endangered?



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    According to the IUCN Red List, a database of the world’s endangered species, here are the statuses of the world’s sea turtles.

    Flatback: “Data Deficient”
    Green sea turtle: Endangered
    Hawksbill: Critically Endangered
    Kemp’s Ridley: Critically Endangered
    Leatherback: Critically Endangered
    Loggerhead: Endangered
    Olive Ridley: Vulnerable

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    The sea turtles are caught in shrimping vessels that use trawl nets that drown these poor creatures. The sea turtles die as the nets are not hauled in fast. Gill nets and dredging for oil also causes habitat destruction and injury to the animal.

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