Aw! Deputy rescues tortoise

Citrus County Sheriff's Office photo

CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Citrus County deputies say they protect and serve everybody – even this gopher tortoise. The sheriff’s office keeps its “defenseless reptile friends” safe, deputies said.

Deputy Vick found this tortoise Monday and rescued it from oncoming traffic. Vick put the tortoise back in the woods.

 

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