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    Posted on Nov 27, 2013

    Try Not To Get Choked Up At The Sight Of Butterflies Kissing Away A Turtle's Tears

    Gives new meaning to "butterfly kiss."

    Apparently, this phenomenon occurs because these Julia and Sulphur butterflies require sodium to live.

    Jeff Cremer/Solent News / Rex/REX USA

    Far away from a source of salt, they rely on salt-rich turtle tears.

    Jeff Cremer/Solent News / Rex/REX USA

    Science aside, it's pretty adorable that they're clearing away the turtle's tears.

    Jeff Cremer/Solent News / Rex/REX USA

    OMG LOOK AT THESE BUTTERFLY KISSES! THEY JUST WANT HIM TO BE HAPPY, I KNOW IT!

    Jeff Cremer/Solent News / Rex/REX USA

    Luckiest. Turtle. Ever.

    Jeff Cremer/Solent News / Rex/REX USA

    But one question remains: why are the turtles so sad?

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