ARCADIA (CBSLA) — A really big tortoise was found crossing a busy thoroughfare in Arcadia, and now its finders are hoping to get him home.
The tortoise, estimated to be between 50 and 65 pounds, was found crossing Santa Anita Avenue in Arcadia Sunday.READ MORE: Authorities Looking For Offender Who Left Los Angeles Rehabilitation Facility
Jeff Camacho says his family had to wrestle the big guy into the back of their car to keep it out of the road.READ MORE: Stewart Waithanji Of Costa Mesa Charged With Murder After Hit-And-Run Crash Kills 74-Year-Old Man
“He didn’t appreciate his apprehension but I think he will be happy once he’s back in his yard,” Camacho wrote in a Facebook post.MORE NEWS: Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By 2 Cars In South LA; 3 Witnesses That Tried To Help Him Sought For Questioning
The family says they are actively trying to find the tortoise’s owner so it can go home.