tortoise regains mobility with LEGO wheelchair
 
tortoise regains mobility with LEGO wheelchair
dec 09, 2014

tortoise regains mobility with LEGO wheelchair

tortoise regains mobility with LEGO wheelchair
image via daily mail / © action press/REX

 

 

 

when tortoise owner iris peste noticed her pet’s mobility problems — preventing him from the use of his legs — she brought ‘blade’ to local veterinarian carsten plischke. after examining the animal’s medical complications, and his complete inability to carry his own weight, the doctor came up with a unique and low-cost solution to help him get around. using toys from his son’s collection, plischke crafted a wheelchair made of LEGOs, with plastic parts introduced to his underside allowing him to mobilize. red blocks snap onto three rotating wheels, giving ‘blade’ the chance to propel himself forward, the dailymail reports. take a look at the images of the tortoise’s new wheels, and a video below from RuptlyTV (in german) showing him cruising around the doctor’s office. 

tortoise LEGO wheelchair
image via daily mail / © action press/REX

tortoise LEGO wheelchair
image via daily mail / © action press/REX

 

 


germany: this turtle moves with LEGO wheelchair
video courtesy of RuptlyTV

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