Like so many are doing around the world today, we are #shellebrating World Turtle Day! TGPR Partner Susan Tellem, who is also co-founder of American Tortoise Rescue, launched World Turtle Day in 2000. ATR still sponsors the international day of celebration each and every year!
#WorldTurtleDay is trending on Facebook and Twitter (also featured in Twitter Moments):
Facebook used the video we created as featured content for the trending topic World Turtle Day:
From WWF and MTV to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, everyone is getting in on the #shellebration today, especially on Twitter where we have seen over 40,000 tweets so far!
— Nickelodeon (@NickelodeonTV) May 23, 2016
— Tumblr (@tumblr) May 23, 2016
Happy World Turtle Day from @WWESheamus!
— Paramount Pictures (@ParamountUK) May 23, 2016
Happy World Turtle Day! Come visit our Fly river turtle in the LAIR! #SavingSpecies
— Los Angeles Zoo (@LAZoo) May 23, 2016
Thanks for your support today! It means the world to all of us.
-Dan Grody, TGPR