Pet tortoise 'Babe' missing in Wildwood, Ill.

A 17-year-old pet tortoise named Babe is missing in Wildwood, Ill. His family says Babe escaped from his outdoor habitat and they now fear someone snatched him.

July 31, 2013 7:55:07 AM PDT
A 17-year-old pet tortoise named Babe is missing in Wildwood, Ill. His family says Babe escaped from his outdoor habitat and they now fear someone snatched him.

Babe's family posted signs in the area- and received a tip that two females may have picked up Babe near the intersection of HWY 120 and Mill Street in Wildwood, Illinois, on July 19. Anyone with information about Babe's whereabouts, please contact the Lake County Sheriff's Department.

Babe's family has raised him since he was the size of a silver dollar. He's now 18 inches in diameter and weighs about 45 pounds. They say Babe needs a proper feeding habit and environment.


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