Every time there's a story on here about people helping animals, some sob sister chimes in about using the money to help humans instead.
First, the Turtle Hospital uses no taxpayer funding, that I know of. I belief it exists on contributions. In that light, the supporters WANT that money to go to saving turtles.
Second, people have the ability to logically think and reason. They can take care of themselves. Turtles can't. Their numbers were decimated by centuries of fishing practices that resulted in drowned turtles, so anything we can do to assist their recovery is warranted and proper.
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