Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Kemp's ridley fun
Hmmm...sibling rivalry? One of my blog viewers explained they were playing "leap-turtle"!
A Kemp's ridley hatchling focuses on the waves ahead.
A tiny Kemp's ridley hatchling, the smallest of marine turtles.
Photographer Tony Giberson takes a break from the water where he's been photographing the sea turtles march to the Gulf of Mexico for the Pensacola News Journal.
A WEAR-TV reporter interviews viewers for their reaction to this rare event!
March to the sea!
Tiny hatchlings get swept up in the surf and may be tossed ashore numerous times before they finally make it to the sea.
Two by two...
Ready for release.
Egg casing of Kemp's ridley sea turtles.
Learn more about Kemp's ridley sea turtles by clicking HERE.