A critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle glides over a reef moments before surfacing for air. Hawksbill sea turtles are the most tropical sea turtles and are hunted for their tortoiseshells which are used for ornamental purposes. The illegal trade on the black market is thriving. Awareness and education are key to their survival.
|Photo Location:||Turks and Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands|
|Camera:||Canon PowerShot D30|
|Copyright:||© Julie Suess|