Chapter 12: Leatherback
page 186: throat...lined with sharp...spikes. See photo here. Jellyfish are bread and butter. See photos here.
page 191: A study published in January estimated that only about 500 Leatherbacks are now nesting at their last large site in the Pacific.
This is thirteenth in a new series of notes and comments on chapters in The Book of Barely Imagined Beings. It appears around the time of the US publication, and adds to an earlier series that appeared around UK publication.