Compassionate Man Purchases Sea Turtles From Local Food Market and Returns Them to the Ocean

Rescuing Turtles

This past week, a truly compassionate man named Arron Culling purchased several sea turtles who were being sold as food at the local market, put them in his truck and returned them one-by-one back to the ocean.

found these at the local market got them for 50 bucks drove 5km up the road and let them go

Culling additionally remarked that he and his friend Mark have done this before.

sweet az niece these are prob bout numbers 9/10 that me and mark have bought and let go

The turtles (and humans) of the world thank you Mr. Culling. Well done.

Turtle to the Sea

Walking Off to the Sea

In the Water

images via Arron Culling

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.