On may 15th, CNN news anchor Wolf Blitzer had a pleasant encounter with a turtle. His decision to share this with the twitter universe spawned a parade of turtle and tortoise photos, facts, and shenanigans filling his timeline, and ours. Biologists, herpetologists, and turtle enthusiasts alike sought out to #ShowWolfATurtle. As a participant, I can only hope it brightened Blitzer’s day as much as it did mine.
Read all about the inception of this turtley awesome twitter trend on AtlasObscura: