LeatherbackSea Turtles Parismina Beach, Costa Rica Signe Anderson, Comp. #6, Oct. 2006
Facts… Atlantic Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea coriacea(Linnaeus)
The Sad Truth… Poachers and Pollution are taking their toll…
H e l p … There are many ways to help save the turtles!
The end “Nine planets round the sun, only one does the sun embrace. Upon this watered one, so much we take for granted.” - Dave Matthews, musician and activist
Bibliography… Parismina, Costa Rica. Parismina Social Club. October 22, 2006 http://www.parismina.com Sea Turtles. SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Animal Information Database. October 22, 2006. http://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/SeaTurtle/strepro.html Marine Turtles. Mayumba National Park. October 22, 2006. http://www.mayumbanationalpark.com/turtles.htm The Leatherback Turtle. Turtle Trax. October 22, 2006. http://www.turtles.org/leatherd.htm