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Disabled Turtle Finds Romance After Being Fitted With Custom Skateboard

Offbeat  (tags: animals, GoodNews, treatment, turtle, mating )

- 3970 days ago -
A disabled turtle is using her new set of wheels to get around in more ways than one. Officials at the Jerusalem Zoo say the 10-year-old spurred tortoise has begun mating since being fitted with a custom skateboard to overcome paralysis of her hind legs.


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Joycey B (750)
Friday September 5, 2008, 4:02 am
What a sweet story. Thanks Tom.

Marian E (152)
Friday September 5, 2008, 2:20 pm

That is so cool! Thank you Tom.

Linda B (71)
Friday September 5, 2008, 2:29 pm
Great story! Thanks for sharing.

Annelies O (283)
Friday September 5, 2008, 6:44 pm
This is wonderful, thanks Tom

ROBIN M (312)
Saturday September 6, 2008, 5:59 am
how sweet romance flourishes even with handicap you go girly.

Lynn Q (173)
Tuesday September 9, 2008, 3:03 pm
What a nice story. Thanks for sharing it with me Tom and the group.

No Way (0)
Wednesday September 10, 2008, 7:26 pm
It's pretty bad when a turtle can 'find romance' and I can't! I'm at least AS Good Looking as she is, and hey, MY legs work!

Kathy W (299)
Wednesday September 10, 2008, 7:31 pm
Thanks for sharing this 'love story' Tom. :)
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