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31 March 2019, 21:53
Blue Planet Live fans were not expecting such a sad ending tonight (March 31).
Shocked viewers watched in horror as a baby turtle was eaten up by a cheeky seagull live on air.
The live TV show Blue Planet Live had been celebrating marine life around the globe, and exploring the condition of our oceans.
One scene showed how newly hatched turtles on Heron Island, Australia, had been stuck in their nest and were helped to the ocean.
However, just seconds after six baby turtles were being released back into the sea, a seagull was spotted gulping one for its dinner, while host Liz Bonnin had no idea.
Viewers quickly reacted on social media, with hilarious - if a little dark - results:
Presenter: These little turtles will live for a hundred years, all being well.— Paul Burley (@burgerhewrote) March 31, 2019
Seagull: Hold my pint.#BluePlanetLive
Anyone else see that seagull nab one of the hatchlings!!! 😱 #BluePlanetLive pic.twitter.com/pU14Zxh8uP— Andrew (@THEAndyRoberts) March 31, 2019
When #BluePlanetLive is making a poignant message about saving the turtles and a baby turtle gets eaten in the background pic.twitter.com/U4Rv7qB2TR— Natalie Helena (@NatalieHelenaB) March 31, 2019
#BluePlanetLive What goes around comes around 😂 pic.twitter.com/j23UlP1Zfp— Tornadotitan (@TORNADOTITAN) March 31, 2019
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