Dive partners Cameron Dietrich and Colin Sutton were fishing off the coast of Mexico when Dietrich saw a sea turtle caught in a line.

Dietrich immediately jumped in the water and removed the ropes while Sutton filmed the moment with his GoPro.

Once freed, the turtle started to swim away, but to the divers' surprise, the animal turned back around and swam right up to Dietrich.

The turtle rested just inches from him for several seconds, almost as if it were saying thanks.

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