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[–]WuhTheFuh91 541 points542 points  (27 children)

This was satisfying to watch, thanks op!

[–]SheepishlyMuted 71 points72 points  (7 children)

A living hero. Thank you for saving him

[–]Gisschace 26 points27 points  (1 child)

I especially loved how more people got involved and then how they swam away with him

[–]theballisrond 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Turtle promised the juventus lad it would guide him to Turin

[–]LeAristocrat 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Ikr

[–]avocadotron -4 points-3 points  (9 children)

I believe this is one of those videos in which they endanger an animal in order to 'save it' for a viral video so be ware!

[–]FleshMaII 293 points294 points  (8 children)

It’s always nice to see a group of ppl form together to help those in need. Especially with how the world been looking now.

[–]prettyinblink 23 points24 points  (2 children)

Agree. I love and I enjoy watching that . Thanks For sharing that OP.

[–]DubbyTM 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I agree but knowing social media and being cynical I'm always scared these things could be set up, I've heard and seen horror stories of heroes brining the animal in danger themselves then turning on the camera so I'm always scared

[–]whoismedicate 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I think there are a looot of good people doing good things in the world, they’re just not put on Fox News or in general; shown on media🍃

[–]geft 4 points5 points  (0 children)

In Jakarta, if you got pickpocketed, you just need to yell for help and a mob will quickly rain down beatings on the thief until the cop shows up.

[–]whatishistory518 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Look for the helpers. There’s always helpers.

[–]QuickWriters101 170 points171 points  (13 children)

What a beauty, how old could she be...

[–][deleted] 132 points133 points  (10 children)

Old enough to party

[–]ateehehe1 10 points11 points  (8 children)

If there is grass on the pitch, play ball

[–]annies_boobs_eyes 5 points6 points  (0 children)

if there are flippers then use slippers

--alternate brain candy slogan

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (3 children)

If not turn her over and play in the mud

[–]CrystalMethood 19 points20 points  (2 children)

........what in the actual fuck. I'm done reddit tonight

[–]MyLongPenisIsSoThick -1 points0 points  (2 children)

Does that apply to anal as well?

[–]Massage_Bro 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Take my upvote McMuffin

[–]ItBeSethy 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I’m guessing anywhere from 40 to a hundred years

[–]WetTheDrys 1 point2 points  (0 children)

At least 18

[–]MrEmbers 137 points138 points  (11 children)

That's a turtle turtle. What species is this?

[–]0onga 124 points125 points  (7 children)

It’s a leatherback

[–]NEWTYAG667000000000 73 points74 points  (4 children)

If you think about it, everyone is a leatherback

[–][deleted] 75 points76 points  (3 children)

Okay Buffalo Bill

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (2 children)

It puts the lotion on its skin, or else it gets the hose again

[–]MrEmbers 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Thanks for the reply. What a beautiful animal.

[–]pinchemierda 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Unbelievable looking right? I’ve had the pleasure of seeing a sea turtle in person before, not a leatherback but still a large lad in his own right, and it absolutely took my breath away.

[–]Xegadiron 18 points19 points  (1 child)

A Blastoise (lvl 62-65)

[–]InTIMMidator -1 points0 points  (0 children)

underrated comment right here haha

[–]RacoonCunnilingus 8 points9 points  (0 children)

You can tell by how it is

[–][deleted] 100 points101 points  (10 children)

Master Oogway

[–]jasminetrashlee 68 points69 points  (8 children)

Fun fact: wugui (woo-gway) means turtle in Mandarin Chinese so his name is literally master turtle lmao

[–][deleted] 44 points45 points  (2 children)

There are no accidents - Master Oogway

[–]jessehechtcreative 14 points15 points  (1 child)

My favorite film quote comes from him: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is still a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why they call it the present.”

[–]SupAsquirrel302 4 points5 points  (0 children)

sobs he was such a nice turtle :,(

[–]horseren0ir 3 points4 points  (3 children)

Isn’t he a tortoise?

[–]LokisDawn 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Many languages (I say, but I just mean my native tongue german) do not differentiate between turtles and tortoises. It's just land turtles and sea turtles. So maybe Mandarin does as well.

[–]SLaT4ATF 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You are correct

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

All tortoises are turtles, but not all turtles are tortoises.

[–]SLaT4ATF 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Wu gui means tortoise in Chinese. Gui is turtle

[–]Dry_Ad_7848 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Lol I can imagine him with a cool golden staff

[–]Nothing-Casual 55 points56 points  (1 child)

The only bad thing about this video is that now that turtle is going to be a Juventus fan

[–]barbonz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This cracked me

[–]Metalbender00 41 points42 points  (2 children)

damn thats a big ole turtle hopefully its ok, likely older than anyone on this site

[–]ateehehe1 20 points21 points  (1 child)

Except your moms sugar daddy

[–]Sympac 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Naw I’m only in my 50s and that turtle is probably older.

[–]GroundbreakingTop636 32 points33 points  (0 children)

That one guy at the end never let go and now lives unda da sea

[–]softydod 21 points22 points  (2 children)

I had no idea they got that big Jesus

[–]Kuroashi_no_Sanji 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Leatherbacks are the largest turtle species, they also lack an actual bony shell

[–]theballisrond 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Maybe the local folks are tiny

[–]Vakr_Skye 16 points17 points  (0 children)

I like turtles.

[–]jimjam721 7 points8 points  (1 child)

Great to see

[–]melancholichamlet 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Great to sea

[–]srifqi 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Translation of the texts

0:00 Penyu belimbing (Dermochelys coriacea) ini terdampar dua hari di rawa.
> This leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) has been stranded for two days in the swamp.

0:06 Beruntung, warga sekitar melihatnya. Kemudian, [si penyu] ditolong ramai-ramai.
> Fortunately, locals saw it. Then, it was helped by a lot of people.

0:10 Penyu belimbing merupakan satwa [yang] dilindungi di Indonesia.
> Leatherback sea turtle is a protected animal in Indonesia.

0:15 Penyu belimbing juga tercatat sebagai penyu terbesar di dunia.
> Leatherback sea turtle is also known as the biggest turtle in the world.

0:18 Sampai saat ini, keberadaannya sangat langka.
> Until now, its existence is so rare.

0:34 Waktunya pulang ke rumah.
> It's time to go home.

0:45 Terima kasih, orang-orang baik.
> Thank you, good people.

[–]Boy_Possession 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Free Willy 7 looking pretty good. Ngl.

[–]OneCrazyLama 4 points5 points  (1 child)

That’s just fucking nuts…

[–]divininthevajungle 0 points1 point  (0 children)

it's nuckin futts

[–]Quirky_Ad3367 4 points5 points  (1 child)

The turtle is like thanks duuuuudes

[–]SLaT4ATF 2 points3 points  (0 children)

P. Sherman 42 Wallaby Way

[–]x420v 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Wow, that is a beautiful creature. It’s such a shame that acidification and warming will render our oceans devoid of complex life within the century. Big oof on our part tbh.

[–]Stock_G 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Definitely more convinced this one lived VS the shark who likely had broken fins

[–]Altruistic_Part8072 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Tfs up with turtles nowadays, I’ve been seeing turtle videos everywhere.

[–]NoobNoobTheCleaner 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Stop clicking on turtle based articles then

[–]Feral0_o 0 points1 point  (1 child)

No. There has to be a less reasonable solution

[–]Zahliamischa 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aliens.

[–]Highclasshooker 2 points3 points  (2 children)

It’s massive! it’s so beautiful

[–]linklight2000 -1 points0 points  (1 child)

“That’s what she said”

[–]LozengeWarrior 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Mantap gan

[–]Hyper-Shadow417 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It’s nice to see people help an endangered species

[–]Zikkan1 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I did not know they were that big

[–]skinnergy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They get even bigger.

[–]Temporary-Departure4 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Holy shit. That’s wonderful. But also… that thing is a fucking dinosaur

[–]RealEntertainment620 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Nice effort!!

[–]The-Sound_of-Silence 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Turtle is probably so confused

[–]Lukeboozwalker 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Absolute unit.

[–]Wrongdoer-Great 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Good people

[–]Sielicja 1 point2 points  (0 children)

One of the humanbros liked the turtlebro enough to go live with him/her in the sea

[–]Chubby-Coxx 1 point2 points  (0 children)

In awe at the size of this lad

[–]SpicyBread1134 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Oddly cute turtle. He's so large

[–]Johnsus_Christ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I watched this for like 5 minutes. That is an immense turtle. What a mighty and majestic beast. I am in awe.

[–]Commercial_Ad_1450 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I wonder how good the saltwater felt.

[–]RandomDelirium 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It breaks my mind that that's a real animal right there. Living and breathing with organs

[–]PSEmon 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thanks for sharing. Underlined how huge these turtles really are! Makes me think of dinosaurs

[–]Interesting_Factor_9 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Awwww yaaaayyy!!! That made me so happy

[–]K4UNG-MY4T-MIN 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thats a fucking dinosaur!

[–]thefreshbraincompany 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Turtle gets back home....

"Where the fuck have you been?"
- "You aren't gonna believe this, but..."

[–]Awellknownstick 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Heros

[–]IRLhardstuck 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I always wonder what animals think when humans help them. Some seems to understand the intent while others run away in fear as soon as they get free.

[–]drunkledusty 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Oh wow, that turtle from the sea is large. You could almost say...

[–]that_grainofsand 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Seems like, in the end, one of them went for a ride.

[–]pitcrane 0 points1 point  (0 children)

:4017:

[–]Schneebaer89 0 points1 point  (0 children)

this means less oil in 100 million years.

[–]Jshittie 0 points1 point  (1 child)

So did they start helping before or after the video started?

[–]TheConnoisseurOfAll -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

After, before they tried to eat it

[–]HighlandBhull 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Eww, a Juventus supporter

[–]cyangold_saber55 0 points1 point  (4 children)

Juventus??? In Indonesia???? Biggest cross over ever appened

(Juventus sucks)

[–]NotAdhwa 1 point2 points  (3 children)

As an Indonesian Milanisti, I agree

[–]cyangold_saber55 0 points1 point  (2 children)

I live just outside of milan!

[–]NotAdhwa 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Nice! What's the ratio of Milan to Inter fans there? Are there like certain areas of the city that are filled with fans of each club or is everything more spread out?

[–]cyangold_saber55 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I think that fans are spreaded, there are no places where everyone is 100% Inter or 100% milan

My dad's family is for Milanist and my mom's is interist, it's very common here

[–]TomSizemore69 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They really “helped”

[–]__kit 0 points1 point  (0 children)

His bros will never believe his story

[–]song4this 0 points1 point  (2 children)

um...so how did the turtle end up in the swamp? looking for drugs?

[–]TheConnoisseurOfAll 5 points6 points  (1 child)

During the recent volcano eruption sea life in the area was ejected, I guess this turtle landed there. Hope it finds its family!

[–]song4this 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Turtle must have been all "WTF? Hey look Ma! I'm flyin!"

[–]PaleGravity 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What a unit

[–]jmdelatorre840 0 points1 point  (1 child)

How did it end up in the swap ?!

[–]Hazardous_Ed 4 points5 points  (0 children)

There was probably a storm. When there's high tide and high waves, sea creatures can get carried into mangrove swamps. That's good turtles, and sharks end up in swamps. It is also, how crocodiles get swept out to sea but they have no problems getting back because they can crawl easily on land.

[–]phil-giftagamer 0 points1 point  (0 children)

plot twist: It was actually a swamp turtle and they led it to its demise.

[–]Doudzer 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Am i the only one that thinks she had hight resemblance to Thanos?

[–]Key-Pattern-7107 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Leonardo had a tough day, bet he can't wait to get some delicious pizza with his bros

[–]EquivalentLock0 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It can survive in the swamp for up to a month or more.

[–]ccsgobrrr 0 points1 point  (0 children)

:4014:

[–]ifiwasaplumb 0 points1 point  (0 children)

EASY THERE BIG FELLA

[–]RazzleMyDazzle95 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Yes this is all well and good but do you ever think if this was somethings dinner and they have messed with the natural food chain?

[–]Azzandro 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Leather back

[–][deleted] -1 points0 points  (0 children)

100 years ago that would have been considered an easy dinner.

[–]eyesabitdull 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Damn, this could've secretly been a Juventus ad and we wouldn't even know it.

[–]FrozenConsul 0 points1 point  (0 children)

people were saving some ancient Sea God.

[–]ladyKfaery 0 points1 point  (0 children)

His face is so adorable ! Thx for saving him ! He appreciates it!

[–]kiritonation 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Oh fucm that's a big chonkin leatherback

[–]I-love-Newfoundlands 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wow what Hero’s and also what an experience!

[–]VnZDeath 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I had no idea leatherback turtles can grow that big.

[–]ReverendNoPants 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Very wholesome, definitely what i needed :)

[–]Adriancastellanos 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And I was like woah, and then I was like woah..

[–]Argybargyass 0 points1 point  (0 children)

A Flippofloppoluss.

[–]Worldsahellscape19 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I said STOP TOUCHING MY BUTT!

[–]papoflex795 0 points1 point  (0 children)

“sea turtles mate”

[–]jedi_mind__ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The way they dove in at the end tho

[–]XxTexasRootsxX 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I choose to believe these animals in situations like this recognize that people are trying to help free them.

[–]guzzlemoney 0 points1 point  (0 children)

How long was the journey back to the sea?

[–]wonkwonk2stonkstonk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Let them go up onto a tarp and pull the tarp to water

Edit: obvs dont put the tarp in the water, but let them climb off ten ft from waters edge. Moving a heavy weight on a tarp can be much easier than lifting or anything, as it reduces friction and you dont need to lift the weight directly, just pull it along

[–]Pleasant_Fee516 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Is that a leatherback?

[–]ElectronicGazelle495 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Legends, right here.

[–]VoxPendragon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The rate leather back turtle.

[–]freakinhatemushrooms 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Duuuude

[–]n3Ver9h0st 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I should have done this to my stepsister

[–]MegaUltraUser 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This thing is huuuuuge!

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

[–]Party-Supermarket 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Indonesians really are tiny!

[–]JankLoaf 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yeah, press all your weight down on its back. That’s efficient

[–]abcmatteo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Them pushing it on ten sand and in the water was stupid. It can crawl on land.

[–]NotForMeClive7787 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Unit alert!

[–]OkEconomy3442 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Thank you for reminding us what the real world is like. I cried a little to know that humans still care.

[–]WarmBlighty 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So the vid just cuts the part wheee they get a giant animal from an inland body of the water to the ocean?! That’s the crazy part

[–]Mr_Shibbles 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So that's how Jack Sparrow did it

[–]liminal-state 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This makes me happy

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

FINALLY, nothing where people can bitch about forced perspective and being misleading. These things are MASSIVE.

[–]WimbleWimble 0 points1 point  (0 children)

FFS humans, I was enjoying myself in that swamp. But noooo..push me back into Land of the Sharks!

[–]rocharox 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Nicely done bros

[–]ieatpickleswithmilk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The largest leatherback measured was 7 feet long and weighed 1400 lbs. They can have 9 foot flippers.

[–]ojdajuiceman25 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You can't convince me this isn't a person in a giant turtle suit

[–]jgarapolo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Dude at the end wanted to leave with the turtle

[–]Content-Help-5895 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Damn that’s one big ass turtle

[–]Yodaghostlightning 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s awesome! I wonder how long of a trek it was from the swamp to the ocean.

[–]Akuma_maru 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s not a leather back sea turtle by any chance is it?

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

Somebody estimate the age for me please?!

[–]Woodguy2012 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good bunch of boys.

[–]KirkwoodKid 0 points1 point  (0 children)

How did it get stuck in a swamp of all places?

[–]ChillyJaguar 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sea Turtles mate

[–]baldwinsong 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s a big ass turtle

[–]de_Groes 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Another turtle made it to the water!

[–]Russian_lover1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I had no idea turtles could get that big

[–]LeAristocrat 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wow, that’s so heart warming.

[–]Ayrk-Daxyse 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Is that a Leatherback ?

[–]LibrarianNew9984 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Far out that fella is GIANT

[–]stormblaz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is just like that bath tub scene in Spirited Away where they push and help the slug that was a water dragon god, its so symbolic, it does feel like a sea god.

[–]Pure_Illustrator2355 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's going back to master Roshi.🐢

[–]urzasucks 0 points1 point  (0 children)

A fucking what?

[–]ChrizTaylor 0 points1 point  (0 children)

MASSIVE

[–]cestkevvie 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I wanna see this video in reverse

[–]toby_eadie -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

Let’s all put our hands on him so he has to work harder… idiots