Roaming tortoise’s owner found

PUBLISHED: 10:46 09 August 2019 | UPDATED: 13:43 12 August 2019

The tortoise was found near Welwyn village. Picture: Mimram Veterinary Centre.

The tortoise was found near Welwyn village. Picture: Mimram Veterinary Centre.

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A tortoise has been found near Welwyn, after it appeared to have gone on the run.

Welwyn's Mimram Veterinary Centre has since found the owner of the tortoise.

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"They're not really territorial," a spokeswoman for Mimram told the Welwyn Hatfield Times.

"They go where they can and they stop when they want."

She added that the around 20kg tortoise was being looked after by one of their nurses.

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