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World’s Most Patient Pet Owner Walks His Giant Tortoise Through Streets Of Tokyo
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Animals, Curiosities8 years ago

World’s Most Patient Pet Owner Walks His Giant Tortoise Through Streets Of Tokyo

Residents in Tokyo have recently reported several sightings of possibly the most patient pet-walker in the world: an elderly man who takes his enormous African spurred tortoise (or sulcata) out for walks around the town.

Judging by the tortoise’s size, the mysterious pair has probably been together for a very long time, and the tortoise always plods faithfully by its owner’s side. It even tolerates the occasional silly costume!

More info: togech.jp (h/t: rocketnews24)

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JeanneDeaux
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a beautiful friendship... What will happen to the turtoise when its human friend will leave this world?

GraceInRainbows
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I hope he has someone to take after her when he passes away. She would died of sadness in a Zoo.

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TimmyGriffin
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Obviously these two have a great bond between them, quite admirable. I can only imagine how much patience the owner has.

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JeanneDeaux
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a beautiful friendship... What will happen to the turtoise when its human friend will leave this world?

GraceInRainbows
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I hope he has someone to take after her when he passes away. She would died of sadness in a Zoo.

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TimmyGriffin
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Obviously these two have a great bond between them, quite admirable. I can only imagine how much patience the owner has.

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