The turtles are tagged for future tracking and reference. The tag is similar to the ones we use for juvenile hawksbill sea turtles, just a little bigger. It's inserted into an area about half way between the tail and rear flipper known as the 'baggy pants' area, because of the loose skin there.
Leatherback pictures! April 19th 2007 Leatherback pictures! Central America Caribbean » St Kitts and Nevis » St Kitts By Matt and LaurenApril 19th 2007Matt and Lauren Brock Hello everyone! I uploaded these pictures about a week ago after a long and wonderful night of beach monitoring. We've been wanting to put some text with it but don't seem to be getting around to it very quickly and I'm excited to post the pictures... so I'm ... read more
He everybody! We are heading off on a 27-month stint with Peace Corps. We know we're going to the Eastern Caribbean, but we're still not sure which island :) We're also not entirely sure how often we will have internet access and be able to keep this site updated, but we will do our best!
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