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||I'm Keith Trace, Amazing Animals, Atlantic Ocean, North America
"Good morning boys and girls. I'm Keith Trace, host of Amazing Animals
. Today, we've got a real treat for you. He is one of the wettest guests we've had here. He's left lots of sand all over the place here. His name is Jimmy, and he's a loggerhead turtle. Hello, Jimmy."
"Hi, Keith. Sorry about the sand."
"No problem, Jimmy. We have a vacuum cleaner."
"I took a walk along the beach. I've been leaving sand everywhere."
"A walk along the beach sounds nice."
"Not really, Keith. It was a lot of work."
"It's a long story. Being born as a loggerhead turtle is a lot of work. My mom swam hundreds of miles to lay eggs in the same spot where she was born. It was on a beach in Florida."
"Florida's nice. I hear the beaches there are very pretty."
"They are, Keith. But there are also lots of people there."
"Is that a problem?"
"Yes. Loggerhead eggs are tiny and are easily destroyed by humans and pets. On many beaches, there are protected areas just for turtle eggs. Sixty days after my egg was laid, I hatched and had to make a pretty long trip."Paragraphs 13 to 31:
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