The Great Turtle Race

My friend, Jason Bradley, wrote last week about his images from a recent trip to Playa Grande, Costa Rica, to document Leatherback turtle research. His images are being used in part for the Great Turtle Race, a unique conservation effort that tracks turtles as they leave their nesting areas and “race” toward feeding areas south of the Galapagos Islands. If you haven't seen the Great Turtle Race yet, you should definitely check it out! It's both a fun and educational site. I'm voting for Stephen Colbert's turtle: