|General Poetry posted August 10, 2014|
more travel poem-cards from Costa Rica--senryu series
by Joan E.
The species was on the decline when scientist Arthur Carr started his campaign to save it in 1959 on Costa Rica's shores. The successful work continues today at the Biological Station in Tortuguero with the support of many donors and volunteers as well as researchers. Eco-tourism is now the main industry in this beach area. We did not see mating in the ocean as the photo depicts, but we were fortunate to watch two of the huge, magnificent creatures perpetuate their kind in the sand and drag themselves back to the sea, exhausted.Pays one point and 2 member cents.
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