Written by Dr. Sue Carstairs, our Executive and Medical Director:  A Kid’s Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures

This fully illustrated book reveals what steps can be taken to help turtles that are found injured or sick.  Includes amazing behind-the-scenes photos and insight on how Dr. Carstairs repairs shattered shells, broken jaws, and injured skulls, nursing severely injured turtles back to health.

  • behind-the-scenes look at medical procedures used to heal injured turtles.  Some images show actual injuries and may not be suitable for a younger reader.
  • how eggs are harvested, incubated and hatched
  • raising and releasing baby turtles
  • tagging and tracking turtles in the wild
  • conservation efforts worldwide
  • steps you can take to help turtles survive