Which sea turtle grows 6000 times its size in a lifetime?

Which sea turtle grows 6,000 times its size in a lifetime?

Loggerhead turtles will grow approximately 6,000 times their size during a lifetime, growing from just half a pound as a hatchling (20 g) to an average of 250 pounds (113 kg) as an adult.

This Cool, Gross & Weird!® excerpt is from Today’s Dinosaurs: A Complete Guide to Turtles, Terrapins, and Tortoises by Stacey Venzel (July 2017/Sherpa Multimedia). Today’s Dinosaurs is available now.


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