Hawksbill "Leftie" photographed at Mala 4-19-10

She has a shortened left rear flipper which prompts my nickname for her.

She was feeding in ~ 5- 8' of water when I came across her.

While swimming slowly with her, I noticed her look away from me and off to my left. I followed her gaze and saw a male green coming our way. I stopped swimming and he crosed right in front of me with her now further ahead but watching us: