Which sea turtle has cleats?

Which sea turtle has cleats?

Cleats for loggerhead turtles? Yes!

Though they are good swimmers, loggerhead turtles have an added advantage other sea turtles do not have: on the bottom of their flippers are callus formations that help loggerheads “walk” on the ocean floor to forage.

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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