FRESNO (CBSLA.com) — A tortoise thought to be 100 years old got out through an open gate, and wandered more than six and a half miles from home before it was found.
The tortoise, named Touche, covered an average of 11 football fields each day.READ MORE: Suspect Joseph Jimenez Arrested In Corona Movie Theater Shooting Which Left Woman Dead, Man Wounded
Touche was found climbing onto a domed mount that covered a drain pipe.READ MORE: Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom Pulls His Children Out Of Summer Camp Because Of No Mask Requirement
The tortoise’s owner, Nancy Knauss, thinks the Touche may have developed an attraction to the cover, which resembles a tortoise shell.MORE NEWS: LA City Council Set to Pass Restrictions On Homeless Encampments
Nancy and Touche have been together for almost 55 years.