Breeding sea turtles in captivity creates problems for both captive and wild sea turtle populations. According to a recent investigation by the World Society for the Protection of Animals, green turtles at the Cayman Turtle Farm are kept in dirty, overcrowded tanks, fed on an unnatural diet, and regularly handled by tourists. This experience causes turtles severe stress and makes them susceptible…
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Overcrowded conditions can cause stress and lead to cannibalism
Turtles are kept in dirty water and fed pellet diets
Evidence of genetic mutations in captive-raised turtles
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On behalf of Sea Turtle Conservancy, I wanted to personally thank you for helping to raise financial support and awareness about sea turtle conservation on Facebook's Causes.
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