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Turtles and Tortoises

There are 24 videos in this category and 66 videos in 8 subcategories.

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Lifestyle of the Loggerhead Turtle
From NationalGeographicVideo, produced by National Geographic
Watch the fascinating life of the loggerhead turtle. This movie starts as the baby turtles scramble down the beach to their ocean home and you watch as they stay away from predators, eat.  This video would be a great introduction to a lesson about an... [more]
April 13, 2009 at 03:00 PM
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Ages: 3 - 18
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Baby Loggerhead Turtles
From kids.nationalgeographic.com, produced by National Geographic Kids (2:49)
Closeup videography shows loggerhead turtles hatching from eggs laid on the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean coast.  They crawl out of the sand toward the glimmering body of water and begin to swim.  The newborn turtles swim for safety, avoiding predators b... [more]
April 10, 2010 at 12:56 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Tiger Sharks vs. Turtles
From NationalGeographicVideo, produced by National Geographic
Off the coast of Australia watch as two different kinds of different kinds of turtles try to stay away from sharks. The Loggerhead and Green turtles are discussed and compared. Tiger sharks kill loggerheads more often and scientist are trying to figu... [more]
April 13, 2009 at 03:05 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Planet Earth: Deep Ocean: Life Begins for Turtles
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery
Newly hatched green turtles experience the first of nature's challenges is the theme of this 2:30 video as it traces the life cycle of these creatures.
September 6, 2010 at 02:57 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Darwin Tortoises
From NationalGeographicVideo, produced by National Geographic
This is a video about the Galapagos tortoise.  You can get a eye view  of the Galapagos tortoise and their natural behaviour. There is reference to Darwin's On the Origin of Species where he wrote about them.
November 25, 2009 at 07:32 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Tobago Turtles
From NationalGeographicVideo, produced by National Geographic
In this video a group of volunteers on the island of Tobago try to protect the endangered leatherback turtles. In this video you watch these turtles lay their eggs and learn information on why these turtles are endangered. Run time 03:14
April 14, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Information on Common Snapping Turtles
From YouTube
This video shows the common snapping turtle and gives facts about the reptile. It goes into its habitat, mating habits and diet. Video includes closed caption at the bottom. The video discusses adaptations, mating, and eating habits.  Run time 02:24.
July 12, 2009 at 06:46 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Galapagos Tortoises
From YouTube, produced by Britannica
This short video discusses the two main types of these huge tortoises and show how these animals get water from cacti if there is no water available.
November 25, 2009 at 11:00 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Hot Turtle
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
Amazon river turtles are a vital part of the rainforest ecosystem. Although human activities are directly impacting turtle populations, climate change is also having a devastating effect on their reproductive system, creating an imbalance in the numb... [more]
September 22, 2010 at 04:56 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Facts about the Mexican Musk Turtle
From YouTube
This video shows the Mexcian Musk Turtle and tells facts about it such as what they eat, where they live and how it got its name. Close captioning included.  Run time 01:58.
July 12, 2009 at 06:50 AM
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