Israeli Turtle Gets Skateboard to Replace Legs

Israeli Turtle Gets Skateboard to Replace Legs

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Officials in a Jerusalem zoo have fitted a 55-pound spurred tortoise with a custom skateboard to overcome paralysis of her hind legs. The 10-year-old  turtle was unable to move herself forward with her front legs alone. So the zoo’s staff built her a metal board with two wheels that can be strapped to her shell.

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