WESTON, FLA. (WSVN) - - A large tortoise was found outside of a school in Weston, Wednesday afternoon.
The animal, weighing about 25 pounds, was found by a passerby along Bonaventure Boulevard, outside of Falcon Cove Middle School.
A Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived to the scene shortly after to ensure the tortoise was safe and away from the busy street until Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission officials arrived to pick it up.
According to a witness, the tortoise had a blue tape mark on its shell.
The tortoise is now in the custody of the FWC.
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