DID YOU KNOW Did you know the female turtles have a spermatheca ? Sea turtles have the ability to store sperm after mating with multiple males ! Female turtles can lay eggs from several different fathers in the same nest.
Did you know? Learn more about what defines sea turtles gender
The sex of baby turtles is defined by eggs incubation temperature. Above a certain temperature, hatchlings will be female. Below, they will be males. This « pivot » temperature is observed at around 28.5°C for green turtles. The hatchlings in the lower part of the nest where temperature is cooler, will therefore more frequently be […]