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Turtle Gets Wheels (Video)

A  turtle named Zvilka was brought to the Israeli Wild Animal Hospital in Ramat Gan after he was run over by a lawnmower. The turtle suffered serious spinal injuries and a cracked shell, so doctors glued wheels to his abdomen in an effort to aid in a full recovery. Good luck, Zvilka!

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1:02AM PST on Feb 26, 2014

Hope that Zvilka has continued to do well :) Thanks for sharing.

6:14PM PDT on May 31, 2011

thats pretty amazing. it's nice to see people care about turtles not just the fluffy cats and dogs

1:40PM PDT on May 15, 2011

Hopeful story.

6:45PM PDT on May 2, 2011

Gotsie.

2:17AM PDT on Mar 30, 2011

Get better soon, little ancient one! You are precious to the world. Thanks to everyone who is helping her! **

3:06PM PDT on Mar 22, 2011

great story! hope the little turtle recovers soon =)

10:00AM PDT on Mar 21, 2011

Good Job To All of You Who Cares ! God Bless You All ! May Zvilka gets well soon under your loving care,

9:47AM PDT on Mar 21, 2011

a wonderful story

8:30AM PDT on Mar 16, 2011

Great News, Kudos to the people helping Zvilka to recover..
Get well soon Zvilka and no speeding....

8:42PM PDT on Mar 15, 2011

I hope he gets better soon. Nice idea with the wheels - he'll be outrunning his friends in no time!

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