By Judd Patterson

Ancient Ritual

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark II
State/Province/Region
FL
Country
US
Nearest Area
Blowing Rocks Preserve
Town
Jupiter
Notes

It's hard to describe how awesome it was to kneel beside her as she worked on her nest. Certainly unforgettable!

Description

While sea turtles spend most of their lives in the ocean, their most critical life events occur on land. As the dawn erupted into colors under a sliver moon, this female Green Sea Turtle (federally endangered) carefully laid and covered her nest of precious eggs (she's in the big hole sweeping scoops of sand back over her nest). In two months the hatchings will make a dash for the ocean in hopes of surviving 50 years or more...

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Date Added
April 5, 2011
Date Taken
April 5, 2011

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