Leatherback Turtles

Florida,
United States
Eroding and encroached beaches, forces young to travel in the wrong way and challenge their survival.
Texas,
United States
Every living being has a purpose.
Tennessee,
United States
This photo is almost surreal.
Pennsylvania,
United States
I thought it was horrible that the trash was just killing the poor thing.
Massachusetts,
United States
shows fragility of oceans
Connecticut,
United States
Their struggle from egg to sea to adulthood is an inspiration for all who struggle to overcome obstacles.
Pennsylvania,
United States
I love sea turtles. They're endangered and I want to help them.
Switzerland
Because it is stranded and all is dark around it.
Pennsylvania,
United States
Turtles are awesome!
United States
because it is so subtle we seldom notice it.
District Of Columbia,
United States
That is one big turtle!
Maine,
United States
It makes you feel bad for the turtles and you want to help. Also the picture looks like the turtle is vanishing away which in a metaphor. The turtle really really are endangered (disappearing).
Florida,
United States
Sea turtles suffer from several pressures due to human activity. They die from drowning in fishing nets as bycatch as well as harvesting of their eggs. They also suffer from lost of nesting beaches due to coastal development.
Canada
The skill of the photographer is very apparent in this photo. He had to use the natural light of the moon to capture this shot
Virginia,
United States
The photo of the sea turtle looks as if the turtle is already disappearing......which they are. So sad for such a beautiful creature.
Virginia,
United States
Tragic... truly tragic. Skerry has captured the rarity of Leatherback turtles, while retaining a lonely atmosphere. Beautiful and compelling.
Ohio,
United States
I believe that this picture represents a portrait of a vanishing world the best because it shows both land and sea in the photograph. Since all of the pictures are beautifully captured, I feel that the land is the only thing that sets this picture apart from the rest.
Denmark
Sea turtles are very endangered, and these animals garner much sympathy from the public. Babies after their hatching on the way to the sea?
Florida,
United States
I love turtles.
Florida,
United States
Because it's one turtle in a dark blurry world.

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