World Turtle Day was started 12 years ago to increase respect and knowledge for the world’s oldest creatures. These gentle animals have been around for about 200 million years, yet they are rapidly disappearing as a result of the exotic food industry, habitat destruction and the cruel pet trade. Turtle World Turtle Day was celebrate every 23rd May of the year.
Turtle Day is celebrated worldwide in a variety of ways, from dressing up as turtles or wearing green summer dresses, to saving turtles caught on highways, to research activities.
We are in Pom Pom celebrating the World Turtle Day 2012 yesterday on 23rd May 2012 fulfilled with few awareness activities.