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2009-09-20 00:45:47

A pet tortoise rescued from a busy highway in southern England has been nicknamed Freeway. John Formby of Worthing, on the Sussex coast, spotted the animal, at first thinking it was a piece of trash, The Independent reported. When he realized it was a tortoise, he pulled over and sprinted back to the rescue. Three vehicles went right over the top of it but somehow missed it, he said Saturday. It didn't even pop back into its shell, just kept on walking as if it knew it had to get to the other...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'