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15 Utterly Adorable Turtles Who Will Leave You Head Over Heels In Love

cute turtle in blanket

We love pets of all kinds, from the floofiest dog to the scaliest gecko – and everything in between!

Admittedly, we don’t always think of turtles when the words “cute pets” come to mind, but there are millions of people who think they make the perfect companions. Whether they’re living free in the wild or soaking up some rays in an artificial habitat, these shell-bound buddies are living proof that turtles are downright adorable!

1. We can’t tell who is happier about this arrangement, the dog or the turtle?

2. Watch your step! Every day he goes for a little prowl around the house.

3. This rescue released 170 diamondback terrapin hatchlings into the wild. Be free, little cuties!

4. “My grandfather built a floating dock for turtles in the lake by their house, and the turtles love it!”

5. This is the face of a 100-year-old tortoise. Just majestic.

6. The Crocodile Hunter’s son had the world’s cutest isolation buddy in 2020.

7. Cue Tom Petty: “Yeah, I’m free… free fallin’!”

8. Nom nom nom….

9. Look at this picture-perfect little face. LOOK AT IT.

10. Turtle bros Cuff and Link appeared in “Rocky” in 1976. They’re now about 44 years old and are still “acting.” Sly Stallone included them in “Creed II.”

11. Somebody likes her heat lamp.

12. She was at the beach when this fellow wandered up to say hi.

13. Is this a baby snapping turtle or a baby dinosaur?

14. “Jennifer Slopez is forever determined to go downstairs. Had to put up this gate that even grown, able-bodied adults struggle to open. She does not respond to verbal commands like ‘TURTLE! NO!!!'”

15. Aw… he likes having his belly brushed.

If you weren’t a turtle fanatic before seeing these pictures, we hope we changed your mind! How can you resist these sweet faces? We sure can’t!

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