Great Turtle Race, The
Follow 11 leatherback sea turtles on their journey from Costa Rica to the Galapagos. Cheer on your favorite and see how you can help these endangered animals.
Leatherback Trust, The
Nonprofit foundation established to save the Leatherback Turtle and other sea turtles from extinction. It is active in the management of leatherback nesting beaches in Costa Rica.
Leatherback Turtle, The
Biological profile of the Leatherback Turtle, the largest of the sea turtles, which is known to travel the farthest, dive the deepest, and venture into the coldest water of any other marine turtle.
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Profile of the giant marine turtle that can reach 6 to 8 feet in length and weigh 1,200 to 1,500 pounds. Includes images from nest sites in Costa Rica and Isla Culebra.
Family Dermochelyidae (Leatherback Turtle)
Learn about the of the biology and conservation status of the largest of all living turtle species.
Voyage of the Lonely Turtle
Along her 9000-mile voyage to nest, NATURE's loggerhead tour guide in Voyage of the Lonely Turtle encounters hammerhead sharks, deep ocean tempests, and man-made death traps in the form of fishing nets and hooks.