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Tortoise

A found tortoise in Alhambra has been reunited with his human family. His name is Dirk. Yes, Dirk. (credit: Alhambra Police Department)

Lost 150-Pound Tortoise Reunited With His Human Family In Alhambra

For the record, the tortoise is named Dirk.

08/03/2014

Alhambra Police chased down this 150-pound tortoise Saturday. The plan is to reunite him with his human family. (credit: Alhambra Police)

Missing Your 150-Pound Tortoise In Alhambra? Call Animal Control

The hefty reptile was found about 1 p.m.

08/02/2014

(credit: Customs And Border Patrol)

Man To Go Free In LA After Smuggling Turtles From Japan

A Japanese man who pleaded guilty to smuggling live turtles and tortoises from his country into the United States will be released from federal custody after being sentenced to time served.

08/02/2011

(credit: Customs And Border Patrol)

2 Arrested In Turtle Smuggling Case At LAX

Two men from Japan have been arrested for allegedly smuggling more than 50 live turtles and tortoises into the United States.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2011

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