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Voyage of the turtle

in pursuit of the Earth"s last dinosaur

by Carl Safina

  • 130 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leatherback turtle

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarl Safina
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL666.C546 S24 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 383 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24949796M
    ISBN 100805078916
    ISBN 109780805078916
    LC Control Number2005055023
    OCLC/WorldCa62421285

    "That remarkable voice for the marine realm, Carl Safina, reveals the riveting tale of that most extraordinary creature, the Leatherback Turtle, overlain with the drama and hope of the battle for its conservation. No naturalist or planetary citizen can hope to be complete without Voyage of the Turtle. A fabulous book.". Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur Carl Safina Safina's eloquent book is a battle cry in the struggle for the survival of one of the world's most beautiful and.

      This blog is a self-contained study guide to accompany the book, Voyage of the Turtle, by Carl Safina of the Blue Ocean Institute. Please do not post answers to quiz questions--just post answers to discussion questions. Email me your quiz answers. I will grade them and send you your scores.   “That remarkable voice for the marine realm, Carl Safina, reveals the riveting tale of that most extraordinary creature, the Leatherback Turtle, overlain with the drama and hope of the battle for its conservation. No naturalist or planetary citizen can hope to be complete without Voyage of the Turtle. A fabulous book.”/5(33).

    Get this from a library! Les Petitjeans: the voyage to Turtle Island. [Merwyn Brian Pettyjohn] -- A listing of persons with the name Petitjean, and its many variants, found in various records from the United States and Canada. James Pettyjohn is the first . Voyage of the Turtle. Browse by. Date Issued Authors Titles Subjects Departments. Search within this collection: Go With magnificent images from the oceans of three continents and evocative readings from Carl Safina's new book, Voyage of the Turtle is a global journey. Together, we pursue Earth’s last warm-blooded monster reptile, the skin.


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No naturalist or planetary citizen can hope to be complete without Voyage of the Turtle. A fabulous book.” A fabulous book.” ― Thomas E.

Lovejoy, President, The Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the EnvironmentCited by: 7. Voyage of the Turtle book. Read 87 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The story of an ancient sea turtle and what its survival says /5. Carl Safina. Carl Safina, author of The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World, Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur, Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival, Song for the Blue Ocean: Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas, and founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, was named by the Audubon.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur/5(51).

The Voyage of Turtle Rex is a very cool book, as it shows the lifespan of a sea turtle, from hatching to growing up in the ocean, ending with the sea turtle laying eggs of their very own to start the cycle all over again. The reason I enjoyed this book so much though, /5.

As Voyage of the Turtle, Carl Safina's compelling natural history adventure makes clear, the fate of the astonishing leatherback turtle, whose ancestry can be traced back million Voyage of the turtle book, is in our hands/5(4). Safina's main subject is the leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea, largest of all living turtles, which grows to pounds as an average adult and 2, pounds as a.

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Injecting plenty of drama into his beach and sunlit Author: Kurt Cyrus. Check out this great listen on As Carl Safina's compelling natural-history adventure makes clear, the fate of the leatherback turtle is in our hands.

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Carl Safina, author of The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World, Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur, Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival, Song for the Blue Ocean: Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas, and founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, was named by the Audubon /5(4).

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LibraryThing Review User Review - Stbalbach - LibraryThing. Voyage of the Turtle is a nature/travel book about an endangered species. Scientist Carl Safina travels around the world visiting sites and people - interspersed with natural history and painful 4/5(7). "He was dead.

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The Voyage of Turtle Rex Kurt Cyrus. Harcourt, $ (40p) ISBN Buy this book. In this companion to Tadpole Rex, a prehistoric turtle hatches on a. "The book will hook insatiable young dinosaur fanatics looking for readable, factual stories."—School Library Journal, starred review.

From the Publisher. PreS-Gr 2—Nestled in the sand of the title page, a clutch of eggs begins to crack. They are sea-turtle eggs, but from another time, as hinted at by the giant clawed foot just visible at Author: Kurt Cyrus.

With magnificent images from the oceans of three continents and evocative readings from Carl Safina's new book, Voyage of the Turtle is a global journey.

Together, we pursue Earth’s last warm-blooded monster reptile, the skin-covered Leatherback Turtle. The Leatherback has seen dinosaurs come and go and is the closest thing we have to a last-living dinosaur.

Voyage of the Turtle Carl Safina Henry Holt TH Ave., New York NY $ VOYAGE OF THE TURTLE: IN PURSUIT OF THE EARTH'S LAST DINOSAUR provides a fine natural history survey of the leatherback turtle and its evolution.

In a life-cycle arc paralleling the one in Cyrus' Tadpole Rex (), a tiny prehistoric ancestor to modern sea turtles hatches from a buried egg, scuttles across a beach into the sea, survives multiple hazards to grow into a mighty two-ton Archelon and then in season returns to shore to lay a clutch of her own.

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Scientist Carl Safina travels around the world visiting sites and people - interspersed with natural history and painful figures about 95% loss etc.

told in Safina's magical writing style that elevates the 4/5(4). The Voyage of Turtle Rex (Book): Cyrus, Kurt: Follows the life of a giant prehistoric sea turtle.