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

Gives new meaning to "butterfly kiss."

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

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

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

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

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Luckiest. Turtle. Ever.

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