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Plodding getaway of the tortoise aged 100

Plodding getaway of the tortoise aged 100

A FUGITIVE 100-year-old tortoise has been found a week after leaving home – having travelled a mile at an average speed of just 0.006mph. Treasured pet Fred was spotted making his way down a country lane by a passing motorist who picked him up after nearly running him over.

Fred, a 100-year-old tortoise escaped for a week and travelled one mile

Daudnagar aquario namoro The good Samaritan took the centenarian home before seeing an article in the local paper about a tortoise having gone missing amid fears he had been stolen.

https://dishaguesthouse.com/1201-ph31099-ivermectin-for-sale-johannesburg.html The man then returned Fred to his owners Terry Phelps, 86 and his wife Sue, 73, who had been worried since the pet went absent 168 hours earlier.

https://schaan-contented.de/2743-dde69495-partnersuche-ab-60-kostenlos-dresden.html In that time he had made it just one mile from their home in Blackfield, near Southampton, Hants.

Rikaze rencontre femme en italie Mr Phelps, a scout leader, who has had Fred for more than 30 years, said: “I can’t thank Fred’s saviour enough.

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“I hadn’t had a full night’s sleep since he went missing.”

The motorist, who wished to remain anonymous, said: “He was right in the middle of the carriageway and I almost ran him over.

“I’m very glad I picked him up and didn’t just leave him there.”