Me and you and you and me

The lyrics for “So Happy Together” by the group The Turtles keeps running through my head. Leatherbacks are reptiles. They are not social animals. This means they do not travel “together” like whales do, for example. They do not form family groups. Leatherbacks are independent. Each turtle makes its own way in the world. Given the breadth of the ocean that Jacquelyn and Margaret could choose to use, it is amazing that they are hanging so closely together. If this were a Disney movie, they would be friends.

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Below is a close-up of where they are.

 

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One thought on “Me and you and you and me

  1. Apparently you’ve not read the recent papers on subsonic vocalization in turtles? They may be a lot more social that you think…

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