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Helpful Tortoise Gets a Friend Back on its Feet (VIDEO)

Helpful Tortoise Gets a Friend Back on its Feet (VIDEO)

In this inspirational video, one tortoise helps another get back on its feet. This is a beautiful example of cooperation in the animal kingdom — we could all learn something from these tortoises! (Of course, the human behind the camera probably would’ve intervened if tortoise-power had failed.)

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1:25AM PDT on Aug 30, 2015

lucky to have a good friend nearby!

1:25AM PDT on Aug 30, 2015

we all need a little help now and again ;)

11:04PM PDT on Aug 29, 2015

friends, whatever would we do without them?!

11:03PM PDT on Aug 29, 2015


7:13PM PDT on Apr 3, 2014

Friends are always there for you, a fabulous video.

4:39AM PDT on Apr 3, 2014

Wow - loved it

5:11PM PDT on Aug 19, 2013

OMG! The video with the Bill Withers song playing in the background has me in tears! I'm such a chump when it comes to all critters. Really nice video! Thank you!

10:37PM PDT on Jul 25, 2013

OMgosh.... Awwww. So incredible. He/she was like come on help me. It was so cute. So cute.


7:33AM PST on Feb 1, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

2:40PM PST on Dec 11, 2012


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