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Go On An Animal Adventure With #CampCaribu In Your Next Family Video-Call

This week features books about adventurous animals big and small! Schedule a virtual playdate with your family members, and enjoy the sweet stories and heartwarming tales about creatures of all stripes (and spots!). You also can learn some fascinating facts about animals and their environments as you read together in a video-call. Here is a preview of what’s to come:

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It’s Turtle Time! Read About Sea Turtle Conservation With Your Family, And Help Make A Difference

Did you know that sea turtles lay about 110 eggs per nest? And that they have been around since the dinosaur era? If you’ve read the book Turtle Summer: A Journal for My Daughter, by Mary Alice Monroe and Barbara Bergwerf, you might have already begun to explore some of the impressive ways that sea turtles interact with their environment. The book is featured in the Caribu app as part of #CampCaribu’s Week 6: ‘Under The Sea.’ It is a photographic journal of a scientist mom and her daughter who volunteer to monitor loggerhead sea turtle nesting and hatching on a South Carolina beach.

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The True Story Behind The Rescue Of ‘Astro The Steller Sea Lion’

What’s the true story behind ‘Astro The Steller Sea Lion’? The book, written by Jeanne Harvey and illustrated by Shennen Bersani, is featured in the Caribu app this week as part of #CampCaribu’s Week 6: ‘Under The Sea.’ The story begins when a very young Steller sea lion pup is found alone on an island off the Northern California Coast. He has lost his mother and has no guidance to obtain food. Scientists from The Marine Mammal Center, based in Northern California, rescue Astro and rehabilitate him. However, when Astro is returned to the wild, he eventually finds his way back to the humans who have cared for him—more than once!

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Dive Into #CampCaribu Week 6 And Go On a Virtual Playdate With Your Family Under The Sea

Sea lions are just some of the incredible underwater creatures you will meet this week as you dive into books about the deep blue sea. Connect with your family on a Caribu Video-Call, and read about sneaky crocodiles, playful dolphins, and underwater orchestras. While many of us might not be able to swim this summer due to COVID-19 safety restrictions, ‘Under The Sea’ is a fun way to splash around with your favorite animals.

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