May 23rd is the World Turtle Day, shellebrated since year 2000, and its goal is to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect for, turtles and tortoises, and encourage human action to help them survive and thrive.

Nowadays, there are more than 300 different species of turtles and tortoises in the world, and more than half of those are in endangered, threatened or vulnerable status. Here you have a list with some of these turtles and tortoises that we need to care so they won't disappear, all of them beautiful in their own way.

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#1 Assam Roofed Turtle

Assam Roofed Turtle

Indraneil Das Report

Emily Black 1 year ago

He wants to be a shark!

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#2 Angonoka Tortoise

Angonoka Tortoise

Getty Images Report

Rosa Kim 1 year ago


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#3 Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

NPS Report

Rosa Kim 1 year ago

these smol twoddles make me squeal with joy because they are SHO COOTE!!

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#4 Spiny Turtle

Spiny Turtle

Aristoheliam Report

Burcu Erbakan 1 year ago

mini pet dragon

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#5 Cantor's Giant Softshell Turtle

Cantor's Giant Softshell Turtle


Lazy_Potato 1 year ago

He went full derp

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#6 Black-breasted Leaf Turtle

Black-breasted Leaf Turtle

leafturtles Report

Rosa Kim 1 year ago

both the mother and the child look horrified, probably at humanity

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#7 Euphrates Softshell Turtle

Euphrates Softshell Turtle

Mehmet Zülfü Yıldız Report

Rosa Kim 1 year ago

when you're silently judging someone

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#8 Sulawesi Forest Turtle

Sulawesi Forest Turtle

Turtlesurvival Report

Yulius Susanto 1 year ago


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#9 Burmese Peacock Softshell Turtle

Burmese Peacock Softshell Turtle

Sinammonite Report

Rosa Kim 1 year ago

that pancake looks delicious

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#10 Western Swamp Turtle

Western Swamp Turtle

Gerald Kuchling Report

Rosa Kim 1 year ago

me in the hunt for food

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