Monday, June 12, 2006

Kemp's ridley sea turtles

A Kemp's ridley hatchling heads to sea.

Sunrise at Padre Island National Seashore.

Dr. Donna Shaver, head of the sea turtle program at Padre Island National Seashore.

The hatchlings are amazingly camoflaged as they walk down the beach.

padre island national seashore trip details soon...


David said...

Unbelievable photos!!

Sus said...

My god they're sooooo tiny!! I'd be too afraid to let 'em go off into the dangers of the ocean, I'd wanna cuddle and protect the little fella's!

I really like the photo of the Dr. gal watching the hatchlings head off. Lovely exposure.