logo

Turtles are rescued and freed after being chained together

Edduin Carvajal
May 18, 2018
10:11 A.M.

When a couple of friends were walking by Miami River on a regular day, they noticed something out of the ordinary on the ground under them, so they took a closer look.

Advertisement

What they found left them breathless. As shown in a video published by Caters Clips, Peter and Michael saw two turtles chained together by the back of their shells. Clearly concerned, Michael jumped down to help them while Peter recorded everything.

When the turtles noticed that someone was approaching them, they tried to escape and got in the water. However, they were swimming in different directions and couldn’t actually move.

Before they were too far away from Michael, he used a long branch he found nearby and pulled them to the ground. In there, he noticed how bad it was.

He lifted both turtles so the camera could record in a more detailed way what the problem was: a thin chain had been placed through the turtles’ shells and they had been chained together. Something like that could have only been done by a human being.

Advertisement

Michael tried to break the chain with his own hands but he couldn’t, so Peter threw him a pocket knife to help him finish the job. Just a couple of seconds later, Michael cut the chain and celebrated that the turtles would be finally free.

After he threw the first one to the water, he noticed that the second one had a bit of blood in the hole where the chain was. Michael removed that chain and threw the second turtle to the river, as well.

If Michael and Peter wouldn’t have noticed that there was something strange about the way the turtles were walking, they wouldn’t have helped those innocent animals that were chained together by a ‘weird’ person, how Michael described them.

Thankfully, Michael was brave enough to jump under the bridge and cut the chains. Otherwise, they would have slowly died.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Girl Strolls Through Supermarket with Mom, Spots Her 'Missing' Photo on Milk Carton – Story of the Day

February 14, 2024

Family Confounded by Old Neighbor's Frequent Quarrels Until Husband Accidentally Enters Her House – Story of the Day

December 27, 2023

Girl Strolls Through Supermarket with Mom, Spots Her 'Missing' Photo on Milk Carton – Story of the Day

December 08, 2023

Man Notices His Wife Getting Luxurious Gifts from Someone, Follows Her Once – Story of the Day

January 22, 2024

Poor Mom of Triplets Never Allows Anyone into Her House, Plumber Arrives There on Emergency Call — Story of the Day

February 19, 2024

5 Stories of Spoiled Children Who Learned a Lesson

January 31, 2024

Millionaire Offered Me a Million Dollars to Spend the Night With My Wife – Story of the Day

December 20, 2023

My Partner Vanished from the Restaurant on Our 3rd Anniversary as Soon as the Bill Arrived

February 07, 2024

Man and Woman on a Blind Date Astonished to Find Their Kids are Mirror Images of Each Other – Story of the Day

December 07, 2023

Parents Leave Child with Neighbor, Return to Find Both Mysteriously Vanished – Story of the Day

January 22, 2024

Widowed Surgeon Rushes to Save a Woman in a Restaurant, Freezes in Shock on Unbuttoning Her Shirt – Story of the Day

February 22, 2024

Single Dad Pays for Poor Old Woman's Groceries, after Her Death, He Receives a Car as Her Gift – Story of the Day

February 21, 2024

Woman Fails to End Call, Husband Accidentally Overhears Her Conversation – Story of the Day

February 24, 2024

Newborn Twins Were Left on a Church Doorstep, and There Was No Soul Around – Story of the Day

February 06, 2024