How Many Eggs Does a Turtle Lay?

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The number of eggs laid depends on the species of turtle it is. A sea turtle lays up to 200 eggs at a time, while an African pancake tortoise lays only one egg per time. The group of eggs that a turtle lays each time is called a clutch.
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The largest of the sea turtles, leatherbacks, grow up to 6 feet in length and weigh over 1,400 lbs. Leatherbacks can produce over 700 eggs per season, laying between 60 and 105 eggs
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its because they cant sit on there eggs and they need to be warm. under the sand its warm, in the summer, when they lay the eggs. also because they have to move on with there lives.i
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Turtles lay eggs in sand and then they hatch due to sun light. Do you have other
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How Many Eggs Does a Water Turtle Lay?
The number of eggs a turtle lays at one time varies by species. Some turtles can lay over 200 eggs at a time. A normal clutch, however, consists of 50 to 160 eggs. The eggs are the size and shape of ping-pong balls with a soft shell.... More »
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