Two guys, Ricky Rogers and his friend, posted a photo of themselves ‘surfing’ on top of a turtle on a beach in Australia – and immediately regretted it. The picture with a caption that read “Surfed a tortoise on zee weekend.. gnarly duddddeeeee”, invoked outrage and anger, especially after being re-posted by the wildlife photographer Matt Wright.


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It is being investigated whether the tortoise was already dead at the time the picture was taken. The infamous guys posted another picture with a dead turtle that shows they wrote RIP next to it. Whether it’s the same turtle or not, this kind of cruelty against animals is not acceptable – and now the two ‘complete idiots’ could be facing a fine of up to Michael Beatty each.

(h/t: huffpost)