Sea Turtle

There’s just something about turtles that fascinates me. But, when they live in the sea, turtles just have a peaceful serenity not found in their land-based relatives.

This sea turtle was included in an encyclopedia article in 1911. It was discussing flight and flying. It was an example of “traveling extremities” that are adapted for water. When a sea turtle glides though the water, they do appear to be flying through the ocean.

If you like turtles, don’t miss our great public domain turtle drawings in the land animals section.

This large illustration is shown here in a smaller size to fit this page. Just click on the drawing to access our largest version.

sea turtle



This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.