Gopher tortoise escapes strange abduction


By PHIL ATTINGER

Last Modified: Dec 20, 2016 01:21PM

VENUS — In early November, a middle-aged female got abducted, locked in a trunk, and driven 100 miles from home.

The driver planned to cook and eat her. More than 100 miles from Archbold, in a Race Trac parking lot along Interstate 95 in Brevard County, Florida Highway Patrol responded to a 911 call from a woman being threatened by her partner. That’s when the woman told troopers about the abductee — a female gopher tortoise.

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