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10 Delightfully Weird Turtles For World Turtle Day

By Kristin Hunt

May 23 marks World Turtle Day, a celebration of our favorite slow-moving and sea-loving reptiles. American Tortoise Rescue hosts this faux holiday each year to raise awareness of vulnerable species, encouraging fans to write their legislators about habitat preservation or simply share a "shellfie." Since the day is all about education, we rounded up 10 unusual turtles you might not know. They have strange snouts and shells, and some truly wild respiratory systems. 

Check out their unique looks below:

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1. Mary River Turtle