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A newly born leatherback turtles scurries into the breaking surf. Leatherback turtles have actually been making this perilous journey into the world’s oceans for more than 90 million years! Learn more about the leatherback sea turtle and other marine species with @oceana_canada’s new Marine Life Encyclopedia: oceana.ca/en/marine-life/marine-life-canada : Shutterstock / lrinaK

This baby leatherback sea turtle begins its long, perilous journey as it crawls from its nest to the ocean off Palm Beach, Florida during sunrise.

At Watamu near malindi there is a Turtle Watch and Rescue service. Guests at Turtle Bay Beach Club often get to see the re release of turtles that had been captured in fishermans nets, they get taken to the rescue centre, checked over and either treated or released. excellent