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FedEx driver finds BABY TURTLE while delivering package, runs to proudly show it off to customer

A Virginia homeowner has shared heartwarming footage of the moment a FedEx delivery driver discovered a baby turtle on her front lawn – then ran up to the doorbell camera to show it off.

Malia Nelan was delighted when she looked back at her Ring doorbell footage and found that it had captured the wholesome moment and has since shared it on TikTok, where it has gone viral.

In the clip, the FedEx driver has just dropped off a package and is walking back to his truck when he notices the little turtle in the grass and bends down to pick it up.

Delighted by his discovery, he returns to the front door to hold the turtle up for the camera so that the homeowner can enjoy it, too.

A homeowner has shared heartwarming footage of the moment a FedEx delivery driver discovered a baby turtle on her front lawn – then ran up to the doorbell camera to show it off 

Malia Nelan was delighted when she looked back at her Ring doorbell footage and found that it had captured the wholesome moment and has since shared it on TikTok

Malia Nelan was delighted when she looked back at her Ring doorbell footage and found that it had captured the wholesome moment and has since shared it on TikTok 

In the clip, the FedEx driver has just dropped off a package and is walking back to his truck when he notices the little turtle in the grass and bends down to pick it up

In the clip, the FedEx driver has just dropped off a package and is walking back to his truck when he notices the little turtle in the grass and bends down to pick it up 

Big shoutout to this guy,’ Malia wrote in the video, which has now been viewed more than 11 million times.

The clip shows the delivery driver placing her packages on her porch before making his way back to his van.

On his way across her law, he stops and stoops over to pick up the miniature reptile, bringing it back to show in front of the camera.

‘I found a baby turtle!’ he says excitedly. 

He held the creature up with a big grin on his face, before enthusiastically running back to his waiting vehicle with the turtle. 

Delighted by his discovery, he returns to the front door to hold the turtle up for the camera so that the homeowner can enjoy it, too

Delighted by his discovery, he returns to the front door to hold the turtle up for the camera so that the homeowner can enjoy it, too

Delighted by his discovery, he returns to the front door to hold the turtle up for the camera so that the homeowner can enjoy it, too 

Viewers were moved by the driver’s elation over the discovery, and took to the comment section to call him names like ‘wholesome’ and ‘pure.’ 

‘I always love a happy ending when a man and his turtle run off into the sunset,’ wrote one person.

Another added, ‘The way he came back to show you.’

‘OK, but why did I cry when he frolicked away with the turtle?’ said someone else.

‘I love seeing adults find joy in things like this,’ read a fourth comment. ‘So sweet and happy.’ 

‘This is the most adorable thing I’ve seen all week,’ gushed a different TikTok user. 

Many people were moved by the driver's elation over the discovery, and took to the comment section to call him names like 'wholesome' and 'pure'

Many people were moved by the driver’s elation over the discovery, and took to the comment section to call him names like ‘wholesome’ and ‘pure’

After the video went viral, Malia was able to connect with the FedEx worker, who is named Remy Bux, after he posted a video about the experience to his own TikTok account.

‘The turtle guy from my video has officially been found,’ she said in a follow-up video, while tagging Remy’s account. ‘Everyone show him the love that this man deserves.’

‘What’s up guys, it was me, I found the turtle. This is Pete,’ Remy said in a clip of his own, which got more then 320,000 views and showed him holding up his new pet.

‘I was working, and I usually look down to make sure I don’t step in dog poop,’ he explained in another video, when asked how he found the tiny turtle.

After the video went viral, Malia (pictured) was able to connect with the Fedex worker, who is named Remy Bux, after he posted a video about the experience to his own TikTok account

After the video went viral, Malia (pictured) was able to connect with the Fedex worker, who is named Remy Bux, after he posted a video about the experience to his own TikTok account

'What's up guys, it was me, I found the turtle. This is Pete,' Remy said in a clip of his own, which got more then 320,000 views and showed him holding up his new pet

'What's up guys, it was me, I found the turtle. This is Pete,' Remy said in a clip of his own, which got more then 320,000 views and showed him holding up his new pet

‘What’s up guys, it was me, I found the turtle. This is Pete,’ Remy said in a clip of his own, which got more then 320,000 views and showed him holding up his new pet

When asked what type of turtle it was, he said he believed it was either a yellow-bellied slider or a Cumberland slider based on its appearance

When asked what type of turtle it was, he said he believed it was either a yellow-bellied slider or a Cumberland slider based on its appearance

He also posted clips that showed Pete swimming around in his new tank, confirming that he has now kept the turtle as his own

He also posted clips that showed Pete swimming around in his new tank, confirming that he has now kept the turtle as his own

He also posted clips that showed Pete swimming around in his new tank, confirming that he has now kept the turtle as his own

‘I delivered the packages, and I’m on my way back to the truck looking down and I almost stepped on him.

‘That’s how I saw him – something small moved. When I found him I said, “I found a baby turtle,” and I had to show the Ring camera, it was only right since I found it in their yard.’

When asked what type of turtle it was, he said he believed it was either a yellow-bellied slider or a Cumberland slider based on its appearance.

He also posted clips that showed Pete swimming around in his new tank, confirming that he has now kept the turtle as his own. 

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