One Man And His Pet Tortoise

A CHILDLESS man has become a viral sensation after taking his enormous pet tortoise for a WALK. When Japanese funeral director Mitani Hisao, 62, spotted a five-centimetre baby tortoise in a pet shop in Tokyo, he knew the animal would become his best friend. But 19 years later the tortoise, named Bon-chan, has grown dramatically – his shell is now 2 foot 5 inches (75cm) in diameter. The unlikely pair attract attention wherever they go on their two hour outings around the city dressed in their homemade outfits.