HEMET (CBSLA.com) — Riverside County Animal Control says the 200-pound tortoise found near Hemet Wednesday has been reunited with his human family.

The tortoise was picked up by a Riverside County Department of Animal Services officer Wednesday night from a Sage Road location, southeast of Hemet, spokesman John Welsh said.

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(credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

(credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

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The tortoise, named Tortoise, is now home with Vince Tarantino and his family.

Tarantino, confirmed to Animal Services that he not only owned one, but two, tortoises. He was on a road trip and was unaware that Tortoise had burrowed his way out of the backyard with the help of recent torrential rains that hit southeast Riverside County.

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Tortoise — a male who is believed to be over 100-years-old — lives with a female tortoise (age and name not revealed) in Aguana with the Taratinos.