Turtle Time

Author: Dale Cotton
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780994573513
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Join us on one of the most remote beaches in the world to follow the voyage of the Flatback Sea Turtle! Stunning photographs and children's rhymes will guide you from mothers nesting to the hatchlings' run.

On Kiki s Reef

Author: Carol L. Malnor
Publisher: Dawn Publications
ISBN: 1584694793
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A tiny baby sea turtle scrambles across the sandy beach and into the sea. Floating far out in the ocean, Kiki is becoming a gentle giant. She swims to shallower water where a rainbow of corals puts on a show. Kiki adopts the busy coral reef as her new home and discovers fish of all sizes and lots of surprises! But something keeps calling her back to the beach . . . and the circle of life continues.

Turtle Nest

Author: Lola M. Schaefer
Publisher: Richard C Owen Pub
ISBN: 9781572740266
Format: PDF, ePub
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One moonlit night a sea turtle swims ashore to lay one-hundred eggs that soon will hatch into baby turtles.

Sea Turtles

Author: James R. Spotila
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801880076
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Presents a vivid description of the natural history and life cycle of the seven species of sea tutles, including diets and mating habits, the environmental dangers that threaten their survival, and current conservation efforts.

The Photo Ark

Author: Joel Sartore
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426217773
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Representing National Geographic's Photo Ark -- a major cross-platform initiative and lifelong project by a veteran photographer to make portraits of the world's animals, especially those that are endangered-- this showcase of 400 photos presents a thought-provoking argument for saving all the species of our planet.

Sea Turtles of the World

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Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN:
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Sea Tu rtles of the World provides an in-depth look at these prehistoric looking reptiles that have lived on earth longer than 210 million years, surviving two waves of mass extinction. Author and photographer Doug Perrine guides the reader through the fascinating life-cycle of the sea turtle, from their harrowing dash from the nest to the ocean as vulnerable hatchlings through the many years spent at sea during maturation, to sexual maturity, reproduction, and migration. Perrine describes the evolution of the sea turtle, its anatomy, events that lead to its endangerment, and attempts to save the sea turtle. Table of Contents: Origin and Anatomy, Mating Behavior and Reproduction, The Lost Decade, Growing Up, The Incredible Journey, Sea Turtles and Humans, Families and Species, Watching Sea Turtles, Appendices, Bibliography, Index. Detailed descriptions of the Green Sea Turtle, Loggerhead Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, Olive Ridley Turtle, Kemp's Ridley Turtle, Australian Flatback Turtle, and the Leatherback Turtle are included, as is a chapter on watching sea turtles from land and from the water. Annotation. Perrine, a writer and photographer specializing in marine life, offers an in-depth look at the natural history of sea turtles and details efforts to preserve them in this guide for general readers. Those who would like to watch sea turtles in their natural habitat will find information on the best land and water locations for observing them. A wealth of color photos highlights species diversity and the sea turtle's relationships with fish (and divers).

Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

Author: Seuss
Publisher: RH Childrens Books
ISBN: 0385373635
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Dr. Seuss presents three modern fables in the rhyming favorite Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. The collection features tales about greed (“Yertle the Turtle”), vanity (“Gertrude McFuzz”), and pride (“The Big Brag”). In no other book does a small burp have such political importance! Yet again, Dr. Seuss proves that he and classic picture books go hand in hand. From the Hardcover edition.

The Windward Road

Author: Archie Carr
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307832112
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The Windward Road, published in 1956, made history. When Archie Carr began to rove the Caribbean to write about sea turtles, he saw that their numbers were dwindling. Out of this appeal to save them grew the first ventures in international sea turtle conservation and the establishment of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation. In addition to sea turtle biology, Carr recorded his general impressions, producing a natural history sprinkled with colorful stories.

The Green Sea Turtle

Author: Isabel Müller
Publisher: NorthSouth Books
ISBN: 9780735841895
Format: PDF, Kindle
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It is night on Raine Island . . . All is quiet except for the gentle sighing of the waves. Suddenly something moves on the shore. Under cover of darkness, a little green turtle climbs out of her sandy cradle. Isabel Müller’s remarkable and engaging account of sea turtles—creatures that have roamed the Earth for over two hundred million years—is as important as it is compelling for young and old alike.

Sea Turtle Hatchlings

Author: Ruth Owen
Publisher: Bearport Publishing
ISBN: 1617726346
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Deep beneath the sand on a warm, tropical beach, a little sea turtle breaks out of its egg, crawls up through the sand, and emerges into the world. The ocean is just a few feet away, but numerous predators are waiting for the hatchling and its siblings to make their run to the ocean. So begins the life of a green sea turtle! In this coming-of-age introduction to these marine reptiles, readers will learn how mother turtles bury their eggs on beaches and then return to the ocean. The little hatchlings, with no parent to protect them, eventually have to leave their nests and make a danger-filled dash to the ocean. Then, these water babies must fend for themselves out at sea, finding food and avoiding enemies until they grow to become one of the largest reptiles on Earth. The colorful interior spreads and gorgeous photos of sea turtle hatchlings are sure to delight emergent readers. Sea Turtle Hatchlings is part of Bearport's Water Babies series.