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Found! "large and lovely tortoise" named Lorenzo returned to family

UPDATE: A tortoise who was being cared for by the Dallas animal shelter was safely returned to his family. Yay! 

DALLAS ( - A very large, "lovely" tortoise has slowly made his way to The Dallas Animal Services and Adoption Center on the west side of the city.

The shelter shared the reptile's photo in hopes of helping the stray find his family. They added that he's very healthy as well. 

This very large and lovely friend joined us today as a stray. Are you missing your tortoise? If you aren't missing your...

Posted by Dallas Animal Services and Adoption Center on Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Their social media post asks that anyone who wants to help to share his picture. 

Anyone who has information about the missing tortoise is urged to contact:

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