"One if by land, two if by sea!" Coined by Longfellow, in his poem about the iconic ride of Paul Revere, the warning referenced how many more British troops could attack by sea versus land. Coincidentally enough, in the natural world it appears that the Loggerhead sea turtles outnumber the Galápagos land tortoises.
If you love pizza then you have a lot in common with four famous turtles.These young reptiles are out to save the world while eating as much pizza as possible. Find out more about their diet and how to make their favorite pizzas with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Official Pizza Cookbook.
As a South Carolinian and animal advocate, Hunting Island State Park is a special place for me because it is home to the 'vulnerable' Loggerhead turtles who frequent our shores each Spring to give birth to future generations.
With Labor Day comes the unofficial end of another summer. Therefore one good long look back at the sultry season on the beach is in order with these awesome animal sand sculptures. You could call them sons of beaches.
It is estimated that 3 billion people in the world wear flip flops. Since they don't last forever they end up in landfills, and worse, in the oceans. The Indian Ocean alone washes many millions of discarded flip flops onto the beaches around Kenya. Artists there have been taking the old footwear and re-purposing them into usable objects -- most fantastically into beautiful animal sculptures.