A tram driver in Turkey's northwestern province of Kocaeli has stopped his vehicle to save a turtle on the railway.
Serhat Topal, a municipal employee, saw a turtle when he was driving the tram and stopped the vehicle to save the animal, footage from a nearby security camera showed.
Topal was seen picking up the turtle and putting it in a safe spot.
Kocaeli Mayor Tahir Büyükakın thanked Topal on Twitter on June 13 for saving the animal.
Cana can katmaya devam ediyoruz.👏 pic.twitter.com/NcYFNHW8EW— Doç.Dr.Tahir Büyükakın (@tahirbuyukakin) June 13, 2021