Perhaps you realize that dolphins and whales began from land creatures and went to ocean long prior. That is truly great! But to an ocean turtle. Why? Since leatherbacks were swimming the world’s seas for more than fifty million years before those compelling leviathons – which are firmly identified with hippopotamus – advanced, left the land, and entered the seas, as well.
Leatherbacks are the biggest of all ocean turtles and can weigh almost a ton, similar to the one got off Wales that tipped the scales at 1,980 pounds. These radiant animals saw the first and last dinosaur, and survived the world’s termination, and thrived as the planet went from two supercontinents to the seven of today.But, that staggering capacity to adjust is not why they are so astonishing.
Consider this: the world wondered, and deservedly along these lines, at Michael Phelps’ fantastic speed when he set a world record in the 200 meter free-form swim occasion in Beijing. However, in the time it took him to go that separation, a gigantic leatherback, weighing about as much as the whole hostile line of an expert football group, would pass the 1,000 meter stamp – more than 33% of a mile more distant than Michael.
Truth be told, this ocean turtle is recorded in the 1992 Guinness Book of World Records as the speediest reptile on earth!