Thursday, December 14, 2006

Turtle Love

The Sea Turtle is my inspiration in this "No plastic bag" endeavor. Here's a post that is all about how cool turtles are: how old they can grow, how important they are to their ecosystems. I didn't realize that In the next 10 to 20 years, as many as 40 turtle species may go extinct. Many Leatherbacks die from ingesting plastic bags. which when floating, look like jellyfish, their favorite food. Check out the video link too:

All but Ageless, Turtles Face Their Biggest Threat: Humans

Dec. 12, 2006

This was no euphemistic brushoff, no reptilian version of “Sorry, I’ll be busy that night washing my hair.” Paddling around in a tropically appointed pool at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the husky female Gibba turtle from South America made all too palpable her disdain for the petite male Gibba that pursued her....

video "Extinction Looming"

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