If you’re searching for a heartwarming story to start the Christmas season off right, check out this one. Known for serving a good meal in some countries, these turtles were rescued from a certain death and released back into the sea so that they could live their lives free from harm. This man and his partner are known for going around to the local markets and buying turtles that are illegally hunted and sold, and then released them back into the sea where they belong. It’s so heartwarming to see the turtles make their way back to the water and see them take off to enjoy the rest of their lives. With stories like these, it seems that there is hope for humanity yet, even if it we could use more animal ambassadors like these everywhere around the world.