Sea Turtles: The Watchers' Guide

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Derrydale Press, Sep 1, 2001 - Nature - 128 pages
Discover how and where you can witness sea turtles nesting in Florida. This book not only gives an excellent overview of sea turtle life, it also provides the specifics of appropriate personal conduct and behavior for human beings on turtle nesting beaches.
 

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Contents

Introduction
15
Life and Times of the Sea Turtles
17
How To Identify Sea Turtles
29
Why Sea Turtles are Endangered
49
The Nesting Process in Detail
73
Where To See Nesting Turtles
85
How You Can Help
105
Appendices
109
Appendix A Turtle Nesting Log
111
Appendix B Selected Reading
115
Appendix C Resource Directory
117
Index
123
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M. Timothy O’Keefe has been a diver for more than 30 years. He is an award-winning author and his articles and photographs have also appeared in numerous publications worldwide, including National Geographic Society books, Time-Life Books, Newsweek, and more.

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