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Leatherback turtles

Mandy R. Marx

Leatherback turtles

by Mandy R. Marx

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Leatherback turtle

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Mandy R. Marx
    SeriesPebble plus. reptiles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL666.C546 M37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24885804M
    ISBN 109781429666466
    LC Control Number2011024508

    Rescued from a much loved and read reference book on animals is this vintage book plate featuring the following turtles: Leatherback Turtle, Green Turtle, Loggerhead, etc. Colors are crisp and vivid, the image details are delightful! Approximately " x ," back of page has text. Border around images is approximately " x "24 pins. Twelve different turtles, each remarkable for "carrying its house on its back," are featured in this entertaining and educational little book. Fact-filled text tells you about the alligator snapping turtle, common mud turtle, leatherback, spiny softshell, and eight other species.

    In the Leatherback Sea Turtle was recorded into the Guinness Book of World Records, moving at twenty-one mph! Don’t be surprised if you see one of these . The leatherback sea turtle is the largest sea turtle. It can grow up to feet (2 m) long and weigh 1, pounds ( kg). The leatherback gets its name from its shell, which is like a thick leathery skin, with the texture of hard rubber.

    Leatherback turtles are one of the deepest diving marine animals. They have been recorded diving to depths as great as 1, metres (4, ft). They are also the fastest-moving reptiles. The edition of the Guinness Book of World Records lists the leatherback turtle moving at kilometres per hour ( mph) in the : Sauropsida. book a tour Imagine witnessing the largest and oldest marine turtle species, whose ancestors date back to million dinosaur years ago nesting on one of Grenada’s purest beaches. With our Leatherback Turtle Tours you can witness this endangered species slowly pulling her body onto the sand to lay up to eggs during nesting season.


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(American Reference Books Annual) "The massive, magical leatherback remains the last ancient survivor of an otherwise now-extinct family of sea turtles. They survive as Earth’s heaviest reptile and a warm-blooded one to boot.

They have been called ‘the largest wild animal you can walk right up to with no fear of being attacked.’5/5(1). Biology and Leatherback turtles book. edited by James R. Spotila and Pilar Santidrián Tomillo. The most comprehensive book ever written on leatherback sea turtles.

Weighing as much as 2, pounds and reaching lengths of over seven feet, leatherback turtles are the world’s largest reptile. These unusual sea turtles have a thick, pliable shell that helps them to withstand great depths—they can swim more. Leatherback Turtles (Reptiles) Library Binding – January 1, by Mandy R.

Marx (Author) › Visit Amazon's Mandy R. Marx Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Mandy R. Marx. In The Leatherback Turtle, James R.

Spotila and Pilar Santidrián Tomillo bring together the world’s leading experts to produce a volume that reveals the biology of the leatherback while putting a spotlight on the conservation problems and solutions related to the species.

The book leaves us with options: embark on the conservation strategy 5/5(2). Leatherback Turtle book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In Leatherback Turtle, young readers follow the world's heaviest reptil /5. Leatherback Turtles (The Untamed World) Library Binding – September 1, by E.

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See search results for this : Rebecca E. Hirsch. "Leatherback" is a book about a turtle. While it might seem preposterous to mention together perhaps the greatest achievement in modern literature and a digital debut on Amazon's Kindle store, it does make a fathom of sense.

Herman Melville's seagoing mammal questions our place in the universe. Mi Wae4/5. Robin is kidnapped by dangerous poachers while trying to save leatherback turtles in Central America. Robin Green is carrying on her work rescuing vulnerable animals at The Wild Place Animal Shelter when she and Zo-Zo get an amazing chance to help protect sea turtles in Central America/5.

While all other sea turtles have hard, bony shells, the inky-blue carapace of the leatherback is somewhat flexible and almost rubbery to the touch. Ridges along the carapace help give it a more. The edition of the Guinness Book of World Records lists the leatherback turtle moving at km/h ( mph) in the water.

More typically, they swim at – km/h (– mph). Distribution. The leatherback turtle is a species with a cosmopolitan global : Reptilia. This is an activity book based on a story of a leatherback turtle. Produced by Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia for free download. Respiratory physiology of adult leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) while nesting on land.

Chelonian Conservation and Biology 2: Rostal, D. C., F. Paladino, R. Patterson, and J. Spotila. Reproductive physiology of nesting leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) at Las Baulas National Park, Costa Rica. Chelonian.

Fun facts like "one egg out of a thousand will produce an adult sea turtle" and the largest leatherback turtle was a male weighing 2, pounds. The book also includes conservation efforts, and suggestions for simple ways we can help, including "adopting" a turtle.

A great book /5(40). And, as this book explains, leatherbacks have existed for at least million years and were alive in the time of the dinosaurs. Yet today, leatherback turtles are one of the world’s most endangered creatures – and their decline has been remarkably rapid.

Leatherback Turtle. Marine turtles are the living representatives of a group of reptiles that has existed on Earth and traveled our seas for the last million years. They are a fundamental link in marine ecosystems. Leatherback turtles consume large numbers of jellyfish which helps to keep populations of these marine organisms in check.

In The Leatherback Turtle, James R. Spotila and Pilar Santidrián Tomillo bring together the world’s leading experts to produce a volume that reveals the biology of the leatherback while focusing a spotlight on the conservation problems and solutions related to the species. Leatherback Turtle Summary NOAA Fisheries has issued separate recovery plans for leatherback sea turtles for the U.S.

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James Spotila and Dr. Pilar Santidrián Tomillo's edited volume Biology and Conservation of Leatherback Turtles is released. Longline fisheries impact turtles Derek Dapp, Randall Arauz, Michael O’Connor and James Spotila publish article documenting extensive capture of olive ridley turtles by Costa Rican longline fishery.

Accelerated Reading Quiz Available: ATOS Book Level: On the Back: "Leatherback sea turtles are eating trash in the ocean. It is making them very sick. There are not many leatherback sea turtles left in the wild. This story is about one turtle looking for food." 93 Words, 12 Pages, "x".Read the Grande Turtle Adventure in 2 parts below or purchase your own copy with additional illustrations.

% of the proceeds from the sale of this book support sea turtle research and conservation through The Leatherback Trust!Discover the science, myths, and folklore of the leatherback turtle.

From physical features and classification to habitat, diet, and communication, Leatherback Turtles provides and in-depth and informative overview of this endangered animal. This is an AV2 media enhanced book. A unique book code printed on page 2 unlocks multimedia content.