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A 150-pound runaway tortoise is back home after 74 days on the lam

(CNN)Solomon the tortoise went on quite an adventure during an unplanned summer vacation, even though he didn’t go far from home.The 150-pound Sulcata tortoise managed to escape from his home in Ashland City, Tennessee, on June 8 and roamed around for 74 days, owner Lynn Cole told CNN.She’s had the 15-year-old tortoise since he was a hatchling the size of a ping-pong ball. He’s now about 36 inches long and is still growing. Also known as the African spurred tortoise, they can live for more than 100 years.Cole put up signs and hundr
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