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May 23, 2020 - India Today

World Turtle Day 2020: 7 amazing facts about turtles you should know

World Turtle Day 2020: 7 amazing facts about turtles you should know
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On World Turtle Day 2020, which is celebrated on May 23, here are 10 interesting facts about the beautiful reptiles.

World Turtle Day is celebrated every year on May 23, with the purpose of increasing attention and knowledge about turtles and tortoises, and draw enough awareness from humans about the measures that should be taken to help them survive and thrive in their natural environment, without any human interruptions.

People usually celebrate this day by dressing up as turtles to raise awareness about the destruction of their natural habitat. People also rescue turtles from roads and highways and return them to their natural habitats on this day. Many lessons and activities are also done in schools to raise awareness about this day among school children.

On World Turtle Day 2020, here are some interesting facts about turtles that might surprise you.

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