It’s time for a shell-ebration.
A UK man has been reunited with his beloved tortoise who went missing a year ago – after he was found in a field just over a half-mile away, the Telegraph reported.
The 14-year-old reptilian slowpoke named Maxi scaled a 12-inch-high fence in Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, in August 2020 and embarked on his epic journey — at an average speed of 0.00007 mph.
A year into his escapade, Susie Thomas and her neighbor Linda Rogers stumbled upon the wayward creature as they walked a dog in the middle of a field about 0.6 miles from his home.
“It was very lucky that Maxi was on the path we were walking on, as the field isn’t a right of way — we were walking the farm owner’s dog so we had permission to walk there, so otherwise he wouldn’t have been found,” said Thomas, 24, according to the news outlet.
“Obviously, with the harvest coming