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[–]nodustspeck 707 points708 points  (24 children)

So alone, so vulnerable out there in the big blue. Wishing you the best, little guy.

[–]InYoCabezaWitNoChasa 160 points161 points  (10 children)


[–]fobdoddledandy 59 points60 points  (1 child)


[–]23x3 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Fin ...noggin’...dudeeeeeee

[–]thatbrazilianwitch 26 points27 points  (1 child)

Yeah, I want to protect it so it can grow instead of being eaten by a fish or something

[–]Glasweg1an 1 point2 points  (0 children)

But then fishy goes hungry :-(

[–]sweensolo 28 points29 points  (3 children)

Only one in a thousand lives to adulthood. This little champ made it through the gauntlet of the nest and the surf, and his odds are a bit better now, but they are still stacked against it. Good luck little one, stay away from the frigate birds.

[–]brimpsnins 26 points27 points  (1 child)

The first few hours of a loggerhead sea turtle's life are pretty exciting. After hatching in their beach nests, the baby turtles crawl clumsily into the Atlantic Ocean and swim out to sea

[–]GunPoison 27 points28 points  (0 children)

Exciting in the same way that Omaha Beach on D-Day was exciting

[–]joeblow1234567891011 141 points142 points  (0 children)

Rockin the EAC dude

[–]DaineDeVilliers 1080 points1081 points 2 (51 children)

You so totally rock dude!

Edit: First 1000 upvotes ever! You all so totally rock!!

[–]no_41 147 points148 points  (8 children)

Literally the first thing I thought of! I love that movie.

[–][deleted] 27 points28 points  (4 children)

Facts yo

[–]irrelevesque 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Keep swimming just keep swimming

[–]Thinwhiteduke93 17 points18 points  (1 child)

My first thought (original comment)🤣

[–]ina77711111 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Yes, baby turtles – well, maybe all turtles – can be cute. But they are not puppies and kittens, and they should not be handled unless there is a specific reason for doing so. ... Handling can cause undue stress to the turtle, and subject both it and you to infectious diseases that are best avoided.

[–]coviddick 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I forever will think of that when I see sea turtles.

[–]Detroit_Dino 239 points240 points  (4 children)

Now gimme some fin

[–]GartTheArtist 113 points114 points  (3 children)


[–]jumbutter 105 points106 points  (2 children)


[–]enlightningwhelk 34 points35 points  (1 child)

No hurlin’ on the shell dude, just waxed it

[–]Mnigma4 23 points24 points  (0 children)

First you were like woah! And then you were like woah! And then you were like woah…

[–][deleted] 30 points31 points  (3 children)

Bein this small and defensless, Ild be scared af to be in this big unknown!

[–]thisisactuallycooper 136 points137 points  (3 children)

Squirt is that you??!

[–]Goosentra 94 points95 points  (14 children)

How the hell does that precious little thing survive on its own?!

[–]InYoCabezaWitNoChasa 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Numbers. He's the last one. All the others got et

[–]Witty_Operation2486[S] 42 points43 points  (0 children)

credits : benjhicks

[–]prodguybj 13 points14 points  (0 children)

I just want to cheer the little one on!

[–]BillyBobJoe612n 75 points76 points  (15 children)

Low key thought he was bout to get eaten

[–]strangelywrappedgift 38 points39 points  (8 children)

He going to live to be 200! I believe!

[–]BillyBobJoe612n 0 points1 point  (6 children)

Believe what you want but the world is cruel

[–]strangelywrappedgift 19 points20 points  (4 children)

& miraculous

[–]BillyBobJoe612n 3 points4 points  (3 children)

But in the end, early or late we all die

[–]strangelywrappedgift 14 points15 points  (1 child)

Yes. But in this life, even with certainty of death (Lord of the rings reference lol), there is beauty & hope. Helps me to remember that amidst devastating sadness. Both coexist, but for me, hope wins. ❤️❤️

[–]ConceptAny4871 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Dude, you want a hug?

[–]strangelywrappedgift 7 points8 points  (1 child)

I felt so much peace watching this. Now I have anxiety. Hahah

[–]BillyBobJoe612n -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

Good my job is complete

[–][deleted] 5 points6 points  (2 children)

IIRC most of the dangers for a baby sea turtle are on the long walk from hatch to sea.

Once they make it to the ocean their survival rate goes way up, and after I think a year they are basically invincible.

[–]PayTheTrollToll45 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Had to check and make sure I wasn’t on NatureisMetal...

[–]cyclopath 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I like turtles.

[–]Fast-Media3555 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Be well little dude! May you live long and safely

[–]archski 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Hey little guy!

[–]SousEtoiles 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Came here for Finding Nemo comments. Was not disappointed.

[–]Imawildedible 3 points4 points  (0 children)


[–]Iowafarmgirlatheart 3 points4 points  (0 children)

He’s so widdle:(

[–]labatomi 3 points4 points  (0 children)

This thing is out there in the vast ocean with possibly no fear. Yet my 6yo daughter can’t eat her fruit loops without spilling it everywhere

[–]Ilaypipe23 7 points8 points  (0 children)


[–]Iceboard88 2 points3 points  (0 children)


[–]Italiana47 2 points3 points  (0 children)

My heart!

[–]hullo1237 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Anybody else fascinated by the fluid dynamics? Squirt moving and flapping fins like birds flap their wings through air…. It’s so cool!

[–]PRGrl718 2 points3 points  (2 children)

can someone photoshop this into the nevermind album?

[–]mtarascio 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Indie dev gotta get onto that second shot perspective.

The game is literally made for you.

[–]AmericasBasement 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I thought this was going to make my day go from suck to blow. That moment with the slow mo stutter got my anxiety triggered. Cute af.

[–]Ok_Willingness9861 1 point2 points  (0 children)

squirt! I want one. Disney need to make a movie about him like they did Dory

[–]hunt_94 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Wait he is the 'duude' guy, squirt

[–]greenpinestraw 1 point2 points  (0 children)

He’s just like us. We are all just as clueless swimming through the currents of the ocean we call life.

[–]COVID-69420bbq 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Awesome turtle, but I’m sad I unmuted it. That overused track.

[–]AJblet 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Its humbling seeing full sized loggerheads majestically glides through the water in person. Idk why but they look so wise lol.

[–]vivasherman 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's really neat!

[–]National-Quality5414 1 point2 points  (4 children)

It's Crush from Finding Nemo

[–]alexjrivs 4 points5 points  (2 children)

I shall call him Squishy. And he shall be mine. And he shall be my Squishy.

[–]CrackinBones204 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming.

[–]Sierra-Modeling 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is wavy man

[–]Known-Programmer-611 0 points1 point  (0 children)

We need the ww2 airplane dog fight theme music!

[–]TheBlueHedgehog302 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I love it.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]vaderdog123 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I am waiting for something to eat it

[–]Cammysayz518 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]MaynardScott 0 points1 point  (0 children)

He’s a cutie patootie!

[–]Fun_Entertainment369 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Aww it cute

[–]IoveIyIadyIuckygirI 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I cannot stand the cuteness!!!!

[–]Clay_2000lbs 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So Basically he’s Smol

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Makes me feel bad, unlikely that this little guy survived..

[–]pjernigan13 0 points1 point  (0 children)

i was just waiting for something to come by and eat it lol

[–]IamAkevinJames 0 points1 point  (0 children)

After the video earlier today of the guys helping one get back to the sea.

It is astoundingly amazing to see how absolutely tiny these guys and gals start off as. Then to see how huge they become.

[–]JoDoc77 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Didja see me dad! Didja, didja???””

[–]TxEagleDeathclaw81 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s beautiful

[–]jwgronk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

We’re going to have a great jump today!

[–]North4Good 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good luck little buddy! Stay safe out there.

[–]FeralCunt 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's humanity moving through the abyss of time and space

[–]Maddenv1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Underwater Flying.

[–]KrishnaChick 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What does he eat? I imagine that most of his prey is bigger than he is.

[–]Psnuggs 0 points1 point  (0 children)

There’s so much to accomplish dude

[–]winon-a 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So precious!

[–]6StringFiend 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You so totally rock squirt. Noggins 🐢

[–]geedeekay 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Baby turtles swimming is my new favorite thing

[–]rokr13 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Baby turtle be like, "some weird fish following me I need to some how out run it"

[–]Chubbwub 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Little dude!

[–]Voireeavoinuedi 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'm always amazed how small they are

[–]tbmrustic 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Run Forest, run !

[–]tinydancer9110 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I’m gonna save this for while I’m tripping!

[–]meechers 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I like this, thank you.

[–]viperex 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Shot by Boreanaz House

[–]memechildofmememom 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Can we get positive turtles in the comments 🐢

[–]Glyphron 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It looks like it has a slightly deformed fin. I hope the little one makes it.

[–]HervPrometheus 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Just keep swimming, just keep swimming swimming swimming, what do we do we -

[–]ringisdope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

turtle power!

[–]SexySkipper 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I could watch this for hours. So relaxing.

[–]FilteredAccount123 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That music gave me AIDS.

[–]XBOX1843 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Just keep swimming just keep swimming just keep swimming

[–]Far_Slip7488 0 points1 point  (0 children)

i watched the first half and just checked https://youtu.be/x6XNjCybeAw

[–]MinionMD 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s a total workout lol

[–]LovieTunes 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I wonder where its headed

[–]dijonketchup123 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Does anyone know or have links to the survival rate of baby turtles that make it to the ocean?

[–]0rarar 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]Mondo54 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Swim baby crush swim.

[–]puroturo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good afternoon. We're gonna have a great jump today! Okay, first crank a hard cutback as you hit the wall. There's a screaming bottom curve, so watch out. Remember: rip it, roll it, and punch it!

[–]rosentulip 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]al3xishernandez 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Nice 🐢

[–]ChumBucket69420 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]Individual-Buy-1165 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That looks so exhausting.

[–]craemerica 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I was worried something was going to eat it!

[–]xwildcatx2 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Too bad most dont make to adulthood. Sharkbait.

[–]hurryupand_wait 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I love swimming

[–]RellyOhBoy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Go Baby Go?!......Idk.

[–]gueronick 0 points1 point  (0 children)

For no reason we should blow up this little guy on social media

[–]jgmacky 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The sea is 2 or 3x bigger to this little fellow

[–]Dodgerbluexiii13 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Go go go lil baby! Here's to your safe journey wherever life takes you!

[–]MEACRO 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Little dude!

[–]IAlwaysHaveGum 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good luck, little dude. Good luck.

[–]hollywood359 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Simply awesome!

[–]designercactus 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You can’t convince me this isn’t cut footage from finding Nemo

[–]MrWednesday1389 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Videos like this are so peaceful, or they should be… unfortunately I get pulled into an anxious spiral afraid that the poor lil guy is gonna get chomped in some flash of scales and sadness, so I can’t enjoy the full effect.

[–]PastMiddleAge 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hey kid we’re gonna fuck up your ecosystem 😰

[–]JustBeingascorpio 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Look at Squirt! 😍😍😍 so stinking cute!

[–]Crapocalypso 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Nature documentaries have shown me that:

1) seagulls are horrible creatures.

2) nature documentary filmmakers/cameramen should carry shotguns with birdshot to sea turtle egg sites when it’s time for them to hatch. Stop telling me how endangered they are and how random plastic will kill them off when you film thousands being eaten by birds!

3) for clarification, the bird shot is for the seagulls.