Unfortunately, the occurrence that was the catalyst for the events in the video below happens way too often. In the video, some concerned individuals came across a green sea turtle in the water.
But the turtle was in dire need of help.
The green sea turtle was found flailing around in the water and when the woman in the video went in for a closer look, she discovered the reptile had been caught up in a fishing line.
The line had gotten tangled up and around the turtle’s neck and face.
It’s something that sadly occurs more often than not; an animal — almost always a sea creature — will find himself trapped by a leftover fishing line or net that had been thrown aside without any second thought.
It’s something that needs to stop.
Luckily for the green sea turtle in the video below, help was on the way.
The woman first pulled him from the water and after being given a knife, she carefully cut through the line that had rendered the turtle barely able to swim.
Finally, after making sure the green sea turtle — which was still young — was freed from the line, she let him back into the water.
Check out the heartwarming rescue in the video below, and please SHARE it on Facebook!
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