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It's World Turtle Day and some members of Congress are stoked

It only comes once a year, but World Turtle Day has brought out the testudinate-loving members of Congress — and their adorable photos.

Here is Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) helping a turtle cross a street:

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), in typical fashion, used the opportunity to call for action:

And last but not least, tender-hearted Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) recalled a visit to the Turtle Hospital with his family, proving that #WorldTurtleDay can bring together both sides of the aisle and perhaps achieve world peace:

While he remained conspicuously silent on what surely must be his favorite day of the year, it would be negligent not to add former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's own throwback to the mix. Jeva Lange