SEA TURTLES OF THE ATLANTIC & GULF OF MEXICO
•Describes in detail the five sea turtles that inhabit the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Atlantic: Loggerhead, Leatherback, Hawksbill, Green and the Kemp’s Ridley
•Includes detailed description and illustrations of the hatchlings, juveniles and adults of each species, including maps showing their North American nesting beaches and ranges
•Life cycle of mating, nesting, hatchling birth and trip to the sea, juvenile maturation and adult life is described with diagrams and text.
•Also includes sections on nesting behavior, threats to sea turtles, and conservation measures to keep them safe.
•Blair and Dawn Witherington are professional naturalists. Blair is a research scientist with the University of Florida with baccalaureate and master's degrees in biology from the University of Central Florida and a doctorate in zoology from the University of Florida. Dawn is a graphic design artist and scientific illustrator trained at the Art Institutes of Colorado and Ft. Lauderdale.
•Handy fold-out format: 6 panels each 4″ X 9″. Perfect for backpack, glove compartment or kitchen table
•Indestructible lamination – water and beach proof
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