Yep, this is a thing!

According to Wikipedia, the purpose of World Turtle Day, is to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect for, turtles and tortoises, and encourage human action to help them survive and thrive.

Well alright then.

When I think of turtles, my mind immediately reverts back to my 10-year-old self and conjures up memories of playing with my Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys and watching their cartoons on Saturday mornings!

They also remind of that creepy Zombie Kid from several years back that was being interviewed... remember this:

Three words: "I like turtles."

That's all it took for this kid to become a viral sensation.

Last fall, we poked fun at some of these viral videos in a series of our own, where we reenacted some all-time great viral video moments. Naturally, I picked the Zombie Kid:

In case you're wondering what other strange and unique things we can celebrate today and tomorrow, well, here you go:

  • May 23 - Title Track Day
  • May 23 - Lucky Penny Day
  • May 24 - Tiara Day
  • May 24 - Brothers Day
  • May 24 - Escargot Day (Yep, a day just for cooked snails. Ever had 'em?)

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