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Sea Turtle Scientist - (Scientists in the Field (Hardcover)) by Stephen R Swinburne (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 65

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Animals

Series Title: Scientists in the Field (Hardcover)

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: Marine Life

Author: Stephen R Swinburne

Language: English

Street Date: January 7, 2014
TCIN: 77265259
UPC: 9780547367552
Item Number (DPCI): 247-53-3384

Description

Dr. Kimberly Stewart, also known as the Turtle Lady of St. Kitts, is already waiting at midnight when an 800-pound leatherback sea turtle crawls out of the Caribbean surf and onto the sandy beach. The mother turtle has a vital job to do: dig a nest in which she will lay eggs that will hatch into part of the next generation of leatherbacks. With only one in a thousand of the eggs for this critically endangered species resulting in an adult sea turtle, the odds are stacked against her and her offspring. Join the renowned author and photographer Steve Swinburne on a journey through history to learn how sea turtles came to be endangered, and what scientists like Kimberly are doing to save them. For the complete selection of books in this critically acclaimed, award-winning series, visit www.sciencemeetsadventure.com.

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