Chennai: Injured tortoise moves around with help of prosthetic wheel

Jun 17, 2016, 08:20 IST | A Correspondent

An Indian star tortoise uses a prosthetic wheel fitted after an injury to move around inside the Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai.


The tortoise was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park, losing one of its front legs. It underwent a 30-minute operation to attach a prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell, which now helps him to move around.

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