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      Missing tortoise returned to owner

      A pet tortoise called Waffle was returned to its home in Somerset.

      The 35-pound sulcata tortoise was reported missing about five days ago when it escaped from the Kennedy family's yard.

      Elise Kennedy said her family was worried because Waffle needs a special diet.

      The tortoise was with a man and his girlfriend, who live down the street. They saw the story on NBC 10 and called the Kennedys.

      "They wanted to give him a good home and saw him out in the street and felt that he wasn't being taken care of. So, I explained everything to them. They're actually going to get a baby tortoise now, so another one will be saved," Kennedy said.

      Family and tortoise were reunited Monday night.

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