What is special about leatherback turtles?

The uniqueness of the leatherback turtles lies in the fact that unlike other turtle species they are able to maintain warm body temperatures in cold water due to some unique adaptations that allow them to generate and retain body heat.

Some of these adaptations include:

  • Large body size
  • Thick layer of fat
  • Change in swimming activity.

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