A female Sundarbans River Terrapin (Batagur baska) was discovered in a family pond in Bangladesh. The turtle had been kept as a pet for 16 years. After much discussion, the turtle’s owner agreed to sell the critically endangered turtle to the team’s breeding colony, adding a seventh female and diversifying the genetic base! In this touching photo, the previous owner says good-bye to her beloved pet.
You can read more about this exceptional story here:
Turtle Survival Alliance (http://bit.ly/1muBGEO)
oh how much i love that this is the first result of “Nash Grier” on urban dictionary
I LOVE IT WHEN COMPANIES REPLY TO PEOPLE’S TWEETS ABOUT THEM