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World Turtle Day®

Thursday 23 May

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Annual
green & blue circular logo with a tortoise shell on it

Created to celebrate and protect turtles and tortoises and their disappearing habitats around the world.

Now celebrated around the globe, turtle and tortoise lovers are taking “shellfies” and holding “shellebrations” in the US, Canada, Pakistan, Borneo, India, Australia, the UK and many other countries. #shellebrate

American Turtle Rescue launched World Turtle Day to increase respect and knowledge for the world’s oldest creatures. These gentle animals have been around for 200 million years, yet they are rapidly disappearing as a result of smuggling, the exotic food industry, habitat destruction, global warming and the cruel pet trade. It is a very sad time for turtles and tortoises of the world.

Free #WorldTurtleDay Party Pack here http://bit.ly/1YwebJR

 

Details

Date:
Thursday 23 May
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Website:
https://www.worldturtleday.org/

Venue

Everywhere

Organiser

American Tortoise Rescue
Email:
info@tortoise.com
Website:
http://www.tortoise.com/