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Prosthesis for a Tortoise (5 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Animals   26 Jul 2011   / 7765 views

This tortoise damaged its left front leg so badly that the veterinarians had to amputate it. Then they came up with a prosthetic leg that was nothing short of genius.

 






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gigantes 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
it's still lost a lot of maneuverability / climbality, but i guess that's all that can be done.

and i didn't realise that some tortoises had armor on their legs. quite interesting and dinosaur-like...
       
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lolzz 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
better than nothing.. i think...
       














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