Woman Becomes ‘Wildlife Nanny’ After Turtle Lays Eggs And Bails (A Thread)

She didn’t choose the wildlife nanny life, it chose her. 

Tumblr user ruby-white-rabbit shared that unexpectedly, an expecting turtle, has laid eggs in her yard. 

She is in no way prepared to be a mother, and knows nothing about reptiles. But it was decided long before that she would be the chosen one to deliver these turtles. 

She didn’t choose the wildlife nanny life, it chose her. 

Tumblr user ruby-white-rabbit shared that unexpectedly, an expecting turtle, has laid eggs in her yard. 

She is in no way prepared to be a mother, and knows nothing about reptiles. But it was decided long before that she would be the chosen one to deliver these turtles. 

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Baby Turtle Dies Due To 104 Pieces Of Plastic Being Found In Its Stomach

Humans are destroying sea life with our insane usage of plastic and it shows. And sometimes it shows in devastating ways, such as this baby turtle.

On the shore of Boca Raton, Florida, a baby turtle washed up. “It was weak and emaciated. I could just tell it wasn’t doing well,” Emily Mirowski, Emily Mirowski, a sea turtle rehabilitation assistant at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, told CNN. The baby turtle did not die of natural causes, it died because this turtle had an astonishing amount of plastic in it’s belly — 104 pieces of plastic, to be exact. 

The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center shared the heartbreaking photo of the deceased baby turtle along with all the bits and pieces of plastic that were found inside. 

“It was really heartbreaking,” Mirowski said. “But it’s something we’ve seen for several years and we’re just glad people are finally seeing this image and hopefully it’s raising awareness.”

If this image doesn’t make you take a second look at your plastic usage, we don’t know what will. 

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Ready To Squee? Baby Animals Are Truly The Best

There is nothing more wholesome in this world than baby animals. Forget human babies, animals are just way cuter. And less needy and the daily upkeep is not even a comparison. Though I have seen plenty of people train pets with diapers, to hilarious effect. But what if you could just gaze at baby animals waddling around, just being adorable simply for existing. So without further ado, here are gifs of some of the cutest animals around.

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