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Gigantic Turtle Pulls Off Great Escape in Dallas

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DALLAS - If you happened to spot a gigantic tortoise crossing the road Sunday, you weren't seeing things.

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Over the weekend, Gordo went from lost to found after Dallas Animals Services sent out a Facebook alert asking if anyone was missing their 27-year-old pet. Ya know, the one who just recently came out of his shell?

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Well, Gordo’s now back home safe and sound, but, there's no word on how the sulcata tortoise broke free from his wooden fort. C`mon, the sluggish reptile couldn't have been very ninja-like.

Honestly, how do you lose a pet that weighs at least 100 pounds?

This slow poke actually became a fast hit on Facebook. People were bidding to be his new pet parents.

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Meanwhile, back at Fort Gordo, the tort is getting "turnt" with his watermelon and all!

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