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.
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The tortoise’s owner, Nancy Knauss, thinks the Touche may have developed an attraction to the cover, which resembles a tortoise shell.
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Nancy and Touche have been together for almost 55 years.