A box turtle named Pedro, a patient of Louisiana State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital in the US, has been given a new lease on life after losing two legs.
Pedro, who was already missing one back leg when he was adopted, recently escaped from home and returned a little worse for wear. On his travels, Pedro had somehow lost another limb.
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His adoptive owners took Pedro to the vets at LSU, where the two-footed turtle was given the all clear health-wise.
However, there was the question as to how Pedro would move sans two crucial appendages.
CNN reports a zoological intern at the hospital picked up a Lego car kit, and using some syringe parts and animal-safe epoxy (resin), vets built a two-wheeled functional and fashionable accessory for Pedro.
Pedro's wheelchair can reportedly be easily removed to keep his shell squeaky-clean.
Turtles have never scored high in speed, but with the help of his wheelchair, Pedro is able to zoom around with ease.