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   Undertoad  Friday Oct 20 09:24 AM

October 20, 2006: Tortoise gets wheels upgrade

In an entry rightly called "Pimp My Tortoise", Neatorama notices this Metro story of Tina, the tortoise who needed some help to get around.

The three-legged reptile can now go 'off-road' after the 4x4-style system was attached to her shell.

Tina was fitted with a plastic wheel four years ago to replace her rear right leg.
But our increasingly warmer autumns mean Tina hibernates later in the year, leaving her battling to cope with muddy grass and slopes and dead leaves.

So the rudimentary wheel has now been replaced with an air-filled tyre and a spring suspension system with shock absorber.

Speedy Tina can now explore areas of her enclosure at Longleat Safari Park, Wiltshire, which have been out of bounds to her in the past.

The spur thigh tortoise was donated to Longleat in 2002 when she seemed to be depressed because of her lack of manoeuvrability.

She rapidly recovered when the plastic wheel was fitted but it wore out and buckled over time as she tried to access rougher parts of her enclosure.
All lame tortoises should be so lucky.

Trilby  Friday Oct 20 09:40 AM

Buddy, she's gonna shut you down.

barefoot serpent  Friday Oct 20 10:10 AM

The hare had better ask for a handicap.

Emrikol  Friday Oct 20 10:56 AM

reminds me of this cute little guy:

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BigV  Friday Oct 20 12:49 PM

Four whole posts without the obligatory Friday Furry Food IotD wisecrack? You guys are slackin. Ok.

Yum, meals on wheels!

BigV  Friday Oct 20 12:50 PM

and post #5?

Sushi that comes with it's own chopsticks. Deee-lish!

Edit: Yes, I *have* had goldfish prepared this way, but the delivery was via a glass of beer, not chopsticks.

Spexxvet  Friday Oct 20 12:50 PM

What do you think he's got under the hood?

thecynicproject  Friday Oct 20 06:27 PM

I'll bet he's souped up

Q baby  Saturday Oct 21 03:41 PM

Originally Posted by thecynicproject
I'll bet he's souped up
Turtle Soup!:p

xoxoxoBruce  Saturday Oct 21 10:02 PM

Welcome to the Cellar, Q baby & thecynicproject.

footfootfoot  Saturday Oct 21 10:07 PM

Originally Posted by thecynicproject
I'll bet he's souped up

SeanAhern  Thursday Oct 26 11:06 PM

Originally Posted by footfootfoot
Shouldn't that be the TURTLEITY?


footfootfoot  Friday Oct 27 12:07 AM


xoxoxoBruce  Friday Oct 27 04:53 PM, not turtle...Tortoise.

milkfish  Friday Oct 27 06:26 PM

The final Ford Tortoise.

xoxoxoBruce  Friday Oct 27 07:11 PM

Bull. :p

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