Video! Brave tortoise who fought with mongoose gets prosthetic wheels

Jun 16, 2016, 20:15 IST | mid-day online correspondent

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.

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