Sunday, January 6, 2013

Bloggin' Loggerheads

There are currently two loggerhead sea turtles on display at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab. One is a small one:

It was a charmer!

The second one was a 300-pound, blue crab-crushing monster of the deep--with a pretty pattern.

A volunteer was dropping live blue crabs--good-sized ones-- into the tank for lunch and the turtle's jaws dispatched them whole, save a claw or two which were enjoyed later.

I found a little YouTube video of her feeding:

Below is the website for the the aquarium:

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