Globally, May 23 is observed as World Turtle Day to educate people about helping turtles and tortoises. The occasion raises awareness about helping turtles to survive and thrive in their natural habitat. The theme for World Turtle Day 2022 is 'Shellebrate!' Asks Everyone to Love and Save Turtles. The annual celebration started in 1990. It's crucial to pay attention to turtles' dwindling numbers, as they have become rare to spot in the wild making their population as a species critically endangered. To mark the observance, we have curated a list of five endangered turtles species that may soon be extinct if greater conservation efforts are not executed. Turtle Graveyard in Indian Ocean! Spooky Skeletons of Sea Turtles Found in Underwater Caves in Malaysia (Watch Video).

1. Radiated Tortoise

2. Angonoka Tortoise Or Ploughshare Tortoise

3. Philippine Forest Turtle

4. Indochinese Box Turtle

5. Painted Terrapin

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