GET TO KNOW MORE ABOUT “NORTH CYPRUS’SEA TURTLES”
are but safe bosoms they choose to trust their lovely hatches… Sea Turtles are loyal visitors of
coastline, ehere they lay their hatches.
Released quite recently, North Cyprus Sea Turtles is a pocket guide about these gentle giants.
Protected by the night, some abandoned beaches in
North Cyprus come to life. Not because boisterous holiday makers having a moonlight- party but because a spectacle will be landscape sinks into total darkness colossal shelled cratures emerge from the sea, dragging themselves arduosly to the shores to dig their nests. They are marine turtles, hiding their eggs in the hot sand of
Cyprus during the summer months, leaving them to develp under the warm sun. When the little turltles hatch from their nests they quickly crawl into the sea.
These shelled animals are becoming rare questes on Mediterranean beaches. Only iğn places where nature is unspoiled do the primeval cratures have a chance to preserve their continous rhythm of life. Their sight leaves a lasting impressionn, the knowledge about their secrets an invaluable privilege. There is one simple way getting to know these wonderful animals: Visit them at their home in
North Cyprus. For all who don’t know have the chance to come here or for all who want to take aspecial memory along, the book ‘’
North Cyprus’ Sea Turtles’’ hits the spot. This pocket guide is the first of its kind on the island. It tells lovingly and in detail about the delightful adventure of experiencing these mysterious animals in their natural habitat. That is possible, even for tourists since the sea turtle projects on the island are open for visitors. The guests may experience at firs hand somting they are only presented on television: a live animal film, so to speak. In the book you eill discover everyting what you have seen that mystery nights and days as an ‘’ amateur biologist’’. Futhermore it explains briefly and clearly intersting informaiton on the ‘’ gentle giants’’ from their origin to their interperetation in our dreams. Did you know that tortoises are a race from time immemorial? They evolved approximatly 250 million years ago. They are regarded as the oldest living reptiğles to be alive today, being evern older than crocodiles. Have you heard of the World Turtle Day in May? Did you know that sea turtles have always been exposed to the satisfaction of man’s plasures of the flesh or luxurios desires and that they are slaughtered for food or to produce pieaces of jewellery from their shells – until today? Or have you ever heard that many indigenous people belive that the earth was born on the back of a tortioise? This and much more you will find in the book. Superb photos, a map containing the most important nesting sites as well as inforamtion about turtle watching in North Cyprus complete this pocket guide and maek it an idispensable compainon for ‘’discovers’’.
North Cyprus’Sea Turtles / Northzprens MeeresschildkrötenPublish by Rustem Bookshop, Nicosia,
North CyprusEnglish verison ISBN 978-9944-968-07-2Deutsche Ausgable ISBN 978-9944-968-08-910.00€