Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia Mydas)
Common name: Green sea turtle
Latin name: Chelonia mydas
In other languages: D: Suppenschildkrite
Life Span: 40 to 50 years.
Diet: The young ones tend to be more carnivore, while adults live vegetarian, primarily living off seaweed and algae.
Enemies: Frequently caught in nets of fishermen intended for other catch and left to die. In Asia and China it is still considered a delicacy.
Mythology & Fable: It was featured as cryptical creature in Lewis Caroll's Alice in Wonderland.
Protected under EU law and Gibraltar's Nature Protection Ordinance