“Here is my turtle Izzy being festive,” reports Julie G.
The U.S. Coast Guard, along with the Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, FL., released 570+ Bebeh Sea Turtle Hatchlings into the Atlantic Ocean on Monday. The Loggerhead and Green Turtles have protected status and are classified as endangered or threatened. All images by Joe Raedle/Getty as seen on Mashable.
Yeah, I like being a turtle OK. Shell keeps the rain off, kinda handy. Plenty of food right there at ground level, just help yourself. And of course, y’always know the way home, heh heh — boy, I hear that one enough times. Only complaint, really, this the hot part of the year ain’t the best time to be born wearing a turtleneck sweater.
Via Virginia State Parks.
“Uh oh, who got lost on the way to the river… Never fear- she made it,” writes Sarah C.
Bask in exotic tropical splendor and meet friendly people. Enjoy outdoor water activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, and… (um, we’re trying to film a travel commercial here, you’re in the shot…)
Turtles are totally underrated and taken for granted. But they definitely have a Cuteness all their own. Look at these little smiles, won’t ya?
(BrainJet by way of Robin L.’s FB.)
Cuteologists are cheering the discovery of the “caturtle,” a feline/reptilian hybrid equipped with a tough outer shell and a fuzzy inner body.
“Right, just like we rehearsed it — Lance and Maynard, you climb on Roger’s back, then The Shellenda Sisters will crawl up and form an inverse pyramid! OK, there’s the drum roll…”
“They’re happy spring is here too,” says Flickr-er Matthew.
No, YOU’RE it! (This is going to go on all day. Verrrrrry slowly.)