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Turtle Tide: The Ways of Sea Turtles - Swinburne, Stephen R
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A mother turtle swims to shore. She digs a hole in a dune where she lays one hundred eggs. Following her instinct, she covers the eggs with sand and slowly makes her way back to sea. What happens next, from eggs to hatchlings, is one of the most extraordinary occurrences in nature. For the eggs provide food for other animals, and the eggs that survive produce hatchlings that, again, provide food for birds and crabs. Even those hatchlings that make it to the ocean face an uncertain future. Lyrical text and dramatic paintings ...

Turtle Tide: The Ways of Sea Turtles 2010, Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale

ISBN-13: 9781590788271

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