- On the beach in Thailand, hundreds of people gathered on Wednesday to leave more than a thousand turtles in the sea. This as part of the birthday of the new king, Rama X.
The birthday of the king, who is full of Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, is celebrated in Thailand. The Thai king is Friday, he will be 65 years old.
One of the ceremonies is to turn off 1066 turtles. This number is symbolic, the 10 stands for Rama X is selected (the Roman numeral for ten) and 66 because the king is 65, but they wish him a long life, reports Reuters.
Thai Buddhists believe that the expulsion of captive animals yields good karma.
At the show with hundreds of turtles, many children also came off.