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UC Davis vets save the tortoises

Thanksgiving wasn't supposed to be a religious holiday. But for Modesto resident Jack Benenati and his pet tortoises, the day brought miracles.

While most people feasted on turkey, Benenati and his wife, Anna, searched frantically for someone -- anyone -- to save their tortoises, which had been burned in a devastating fire the night before.

He found the answer to his prayers at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's teaching hospital.

Read the complete story at modbee.com

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