DUBUQUE, Iowa (KGAN/CNN) - Authorities say someone swiped this African leopard tortoise from an Iowa museum.
"Cashew" was discovered missing Tuesday from an exhibit at the The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.
The tortoise weighs 18 pounds, and is more than 18 inches in diameter.
Experts say the value of a tortoise like this is at least $2,000.
Thursday afternoon NBC affiliate KWWL reported someone put the tortoise inside a museum elevator, pushed a button, and left.