Asyoungadults, theirmethod ofswimminggraduallyreplacedbythe adults'alternating-limbmethod.Theoddsare totally dependent onthis type ofswimmingby the timethey areone yearold. The Loggerhead sea turtle can be extremely long-lived animal, with the oldest recorded age at about 190 years old. They can expect in the wild to live at least 30 years, but Often more. A fully grown, can reach up to Loggerhead 42 inches in length and 800 pounds, making em one of the Largest amphibians in the ocean. Loggerhead sea turtlewere observedin the wildandin captivityare mostactive duringthe day.
Now, Loggerhead sea turtleisendangereddue tohuman interventionon.Initially,the Loggerheadwashuntedasavaluable source ofmeat, eggsandfat thatwas used incosmetics.Theirshellswerealsovery valuableandmuch usedfor makingitems likecombs.Humanjourneystothe beachcan destroya nestandthebabiesinside. Otherreasons forfederallylisted,are due topredationof eggsin the countries thatuse them asaprimary meansfor foodand sell themon the blackmarket.
Loggerhead sea turtlesarealarge part ofthe diet ofsome ruralcommunities,such astheAntilleanand Caribbeanregions.Money is beingpaid for theirmeat andeggs,which are used toburgersandturtlesoup andturtleeggs areevenused tomakecakestomake.In Cuba, thedriedeggsin theoviductand sold likesausages.The turtlesalsooxidizingoil,which actsas a varnish.InHonduras,boatpaddlesmadefrom theirshells.