A star tortoise was recently fitted with a prosthetic wheel by veterinarians at Araingar Anna Zoological park in Chennai.
Star tortoise. Pic/ANI
The tortoise lost one of its front legs when it was bitten during an encounter with a mongoose in the park.
The prosthetic wheel. Pic/ANI
It underwent a 30-minute operation to attach the prosthetic wheel to the underside of his shell which will now help it to move better.