Giant turtles/tortoises are almost extinct, luckily they are protective animals now. I saw some female giant turtles a few years ago, hauling themselves from the sea to the beach at night finding suitable sand to lay their eggs, refilling the nest with sand and camouflaging with vegetation before returning to the sea. They are such beautiful creatures, move slowly dragging their big bodies with patient and steadily forward to their destination. My heart drop when people started taking the eggs as soon as the turtle mothers returned to the sea.  I hope there will be more and more people and organisations helping you, my big buddies!