Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle
Photograph by Hawaii Picture of the Day
Known as a Honu in Hawaii, this green sea turtle looks up after nibbling on the algae. Found in a shallow tide pool at Kukio Beach, many honu find their lunch and then crawl up on the beach for a nap. It is thought that the turtles bask in order to heat up, rest and stay away from their main predator, the tiger shark.Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle,
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