“roaming near the Orthopedic Center on Oct. 3 strolling through a bed of grass”
It turns out his name is Frankie. How did his owners let this guy get away?
ABC 4 News reports:
Large Tortoise found roaming University of Utah Campus
A large tortoise was reunited with his family after being found on the University of Utah’s campus.
A University police officer found “Frankie” roaming near the Orthopedic Center on Oct. 3 strolling through a bed of grass.
The 50 pound tortoise was transported to a secluded area near the Natural History Museum by the officer, who waited for animal experts to arrive.
Campus officers eventually were able to get a hold of Utah Reptile Rescue, who then took custody of the tortoise.
U Police and Campus Security located a large tortoise near the Orthopaedic Center on Oct. 3. After connecting with Utah Reptile Rescue, we found the animal's owners and helped to reunite "Frankie" with his caretakers at the William E. Christoffersen Salt Lake Veterans Home. pic.twitter.com/wlWODDUMwt
— University of Utah Police (@UofUPolice) October 8, 2021
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