Against all odds, a Green Turtle hatchling leaves the nest and heads across the sandy beach toward the protection of the ocean. Green turtles are found in all oceans. A nest contains about 100 eggs. Hatchlings try to avoid many predators during their escape.
Mark Conlin is a marine wildlife photographer with a degree in marine biology from UC Santa Barbara. Mark's work with premier underwater wildlife filmmaking team Howard Hall Productions has helped him develop an exciting and extensive still photography collection.