Detangled turtle doesn't want to leave rescuers

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Detangled Turtle Doesn't Want to Leave Rescuers

Meet Sasha, the adorable little turtle who fell in love with her rescue team.

Who wouldn't grow attached to the people who saved you from what Sasha's been through?

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She was found by fishermen in Kenya with fishing line tangled around her neck.

The tangled mess made it very difficult for Sasha to keep her head above water and was pulling her down so that she couldn't swim.

The fishermen brought her to the Local Ocean Trust: Watamu Turtle Watch where staffers were able to help Sasha swim freely again.

Credit: Local Ocean Trust

However, when the Watamu team lead Sasha back to the ocean, they realized that she had buoyancy issues and kept making her way back to her rescuers as if she didn't want to leave.

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An Indian veterinarian poses for a photograph holding a star tortoise fitted with a prosthetic wheel inplant after he sustained an injury at the Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai on June 16, 2016. The tortoise was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park, losing one its front legs. The tortoise underwent a 30 minute operation at the zoological park animal hospital to attach a prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell, which now helps him to move around. / AFP / ARUN SANKAR/Getty
An Indian star tortoise uses a prosthetic wheel fitted after an injury to move around inside the Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai on June 16, 2016. The tortoise was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park, losing one its front legs. The tortoise underwent a 30 minute operation at the zoological park animal hospital to attach a prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell, which now helps him to move around. / AFP / ARUN SANKAR/Getty
An Indian star tortoise uses a prosthetic wheel fitted after an injury to move around an enclosure at the Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai on June 16, 2016. The tortoise was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park, losing one its front legs. The tortoise underwent a 30 minute operation at the zoological park animal hospital to attach a prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell, which now helps him to move around. / AFP / ARUN SANKAR/Getty
An Indian star tortoise uses a prosthetic wheel fitted after an injury to move around an enclosure at the Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai on June 16, 2016. The tortoise was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park, losing one its front legs. The tortoise underwent a 30 minute operation at the zoological park animal hospital to attach a prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell, which now helps him to move around. / AFP / ARUN SANKAR/Getty
An Indian veterinarian poses for a photograph holding a star tortoise fitted with a prosthetic wheel inplant after he sustained an injury at the Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai on June 16, 2016. The tortoise was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park, losing one its front legs. The tortoise underwent a 30 minute operation at the zoological park animal hospital to attach a prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell, which now helps him to move around. / AFP / ARUN SANKAR /Getty
An Indian star tortoise uses a prosthetic wheel fitted after an injury to move around an enclosure at the Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai on June 16, 2016. The tortoise was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park, losing one its front legs. The tortoise underwent a 30 minute operation at the zoological park animal hospital to attach a prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell, which now helps him to move around. / AFP / ARUN SANKAR/Getty
An Indian star tortoise uses a prosthetic wheel fitted after an injury to move around inside the Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai on June 16, 2016. The tortoise was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park, losing one its front legs. The tortoise underwent a 30 minute operation at the zoological park animal hospital to attach a prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell, which now helps him to move around. / AFP / ARUN SANKAR/Getty
An Indian star tortoise uses a prosthetic wheel fitted after an injury to move around inside the Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai on June 16, 2016. The tortoise was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park, losing one its front legs. The tortoise underwent a 30 minute operation at the zoological park animal hospital to attach a prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell, which now helps him to move around. / AFP / ARUN SANKAR /Getty
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She was able to stay with them a little while longer and was eventually released into a national park where she was able to swim away without any problems.

This just goes to show that perhaps dogs aren't the only ones who want to be man's best friend.

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