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A Sea Turtle Is Rescued By A Diver, Then Says 'Thank You'


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Christeen
- 26 days ago - upworthy.com
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Natasha Salgado (519)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 9:17 am
That was so sweet--especially the thank you! Hope his flipper is okay...thx Christeen
 

Nancy Wiley (29)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 9:32 am
Great video! Thank you Christeen,
 

Sue Matheson (71)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 11:14 am
thanks
 

Catrin K. (166)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 11:18 am
Great video
 

Kamia T. (67)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 11:31 am
I saw this through direct email, and it was simply wonderful! Even animals that we consider less intelligent have the plain respect to say thank you. Why can't we?
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 12:45 pm
Wonderful video.
 

Stardust Noel (52)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 1:05 pm
Love it, it must be wonderful to be able to help like that diver did.
 

norma laborie (32)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 1:07 pm
lovely! shared
 

Lone F. (32)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 1:31 pm
Lucky sea turtle. Thanks Christeen!
 

Angelika Kempter (84)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 2:53 pm
Ich danke ihnen für ihre Hilfe,großartig Jungs
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 2:58 pm
I don't know if that was what the turtle meant. He wasn't moving his left front leg so maybe it was injured or just stunned I hope. Maybe he was just swimming in a circle not being able to use his leg. Maybe after they got the things off the turtle recovered. I hope so! I am glad they tried to help it.
 

Kate Kenner (200)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 3:01 pm
A beautiful rescue. The truth is that we are indeed the most dangerous and invasive species. What a memorable moment for that diver.
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 3:05 pm
Thank you
 

Birgit W. (144)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 3:17 pm
What a heartwarming video. Thanks for sharing.
 

Sheri Schongold (6)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 5:00 pm
Thank you for helping him. I pray he managed to live despite the injured flipper. It is a shame that this crud is everywhere hurting animals everywhere. Life can be so disgusting.
 

Rhonda Broes (97)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 5:06 pm
Sometimes us humans step in and help our amazing sea life that suffers from boaties and fishermens' neglect.
Thanks so much Christeen for sharing:)
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 6:20 pm
Noted. Animals are so intelligent. Thank you for the video.
 

Charlie Rush (54)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 8:52 pm
I am quite concerned, that the turtle did not use his left flipper to swim, after ht diver, so kindly, untangled it.

One can only hope that the muscles needed time to recuperate.
 

iveta cer (68)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 9:13 pm
Wonderful , thank you
 

Dale O. (193)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 10:06 pm
Wonderful to see the rescue, Sea Turtles face various dangers and it is sad to see that human made objects are part of that danger. Hopefully this sea turtle recovers entirely.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 11:58 pm
Wonderful. Thanks Christeen
 

Klaus Peters (12)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 2:17 am
Wow, lucky turtle.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (383)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 2:30 am
So touching, I shed tear, I hope he survived and that his injured flipper healed. Thanks Christeen.
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (44)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 3:58 am
Great video. Thank you, Christeen.
 

Monika V. (415)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 4:57 am
Great video! Animals are intelligent and DO have feelings, but humans are often to stupid to understand their language. We can learn alot from our animals friends....
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 5:16 am
Super video!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 5:58 am
Great footage-thanks Christeen
 

Sandra Penna (83)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 6:27 am
great, Christeen, thank you.
 

Evanola Davis (68)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 8:14 am
Very nice....
 

Maria S. (102)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 11:07 am
Wonderful video! Thanks for sharing Christeen!
 

Kaz Damiza (196)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 12:31 pm
Noted. Cheers Christeen!
 

Jeannet Bertelink (118)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 2:46 pm
Fantastic ty Christeen
 

Stella Gambardella (46)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 3:05 pm
Grazie Christeen per la condivisione. Speriamo in un pieno recupero della tartaruga.
 

aj E. (164)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 4:58 pm
wonderful.
 

Connie O. (42)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 5:03 pm
Truly wonderful. Thanks for posting.
 

Kay M. (351)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 5:15 pm
awesome.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 5:36 pm
How wonderful. Love it. Thanks!
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 6:46 pm
NOTED BELLISSIMO VEDEO BELLISSIMA TURTLE!!!!!!!
 

Jim Phillips (3209)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 7:31 pm
Unusual and lovely video capture and story.

ty, Christeen.
.
 

Lynn Carin LadySeastar (444)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 10:22 pm
Glad to see this turtle in desperate need being helped. I hope the tangled mess didn't leave its leg injured or that it heals quickly. Acts of kindness like this do help to restore my faith in humanity, to some degree. Just wish I would see much more of this than the cruelty I see and/or hear about. A sincere THANK YOU to the man/men who helped this poor creature - it seemed to be appreciative. In any case, it was beautiful. Thanks for sharing it, Christeen.
 

Genoveva M M. (332)
Friday August 22, 2014, 9:22 pm
What a great and humane way to do good for an innocent creature as to save her/his life.
I hope the turtle is doing well and happy.
 
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