Saving Turtles

Saving Turtles
Item# 7766

Saving Turtles: A Kid's Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures Author: Sue Carstairs

" A behind-the-scenes look at a hospital for severely injured turtles. The author, Sue Carstairs, is a veterinarian at a turtle rescue and rehabilitation center. She reveals how she repairs shattered shells, broken jaws, and injured skulls, and nurses severely injured turtles back to health for release into the wild. Carstairs also explains how turtle eggs are harvested from injured mothers, incubated, raised in tanks and released into the wild. Organizations around the world performing similar work with land and sea turtles are also profiled."

Paperback Pages: 64 Reading Age: 8 to 12 Publisher: Firefly Books (2015)