2 March, 2015Tweet
“Where are the ancient mariners from earlier days Who roamed the oceans’ ever changing maze; Where have they gone?” cry voices from the deep And caverns of darkness answer: “They sleep!” What greetings come from the voiceless dead? Did they always live in constant dread? What salutation, welcome, or reply, What pleasure from the shells that lifelessly lie? They are no longer here; they all are gone Into the land of shadows
by Steven W Smeltzer
Sea Turtles, what lies ahead for these intriguing animals?
Once numbering in the hundreds of thousands as little as a hundred years ago, the Green Sea Turtle, the Hawksbill, the Leatherback, Kemp’s Ridely and the Olive Ridley are all listed as endangered species. While the Loggerhead Turtle is the only sea turtle not currently on the endangered species list, conservation efforts-including placing…