October 2018: Hawksbill Turtle

Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)

For the month of October 2018, FaunaFocus will once again be collaborating with the Word Wildlife Fund (WWF) and will be featuring another sea turtle, the hawksbill turtle. This migratory species faces many threats and is listed as “Critically Endangered” on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.



Create art inspired by the hawksbill turtle and share it in the FaunaFocus Discord Server or on social media with #faunafocus. Learn about more ways to get involved with FaunaFocus!


Event Date Time (CDT)
SketchAlong October 12 9:00 pm
WWF Wild-Livestream October 13-28
Throwback Thursday October 18
Ink & Watercolor CreateAlong October 19 9:00 pm
Free-For-All Deadline October 29 12:00 pm
Free-For-All Livestream October 30 9:00 pm


Image:© Christian Gloor, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY 2.0)


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