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Черепаха на колесиках (3)

UEFA EURO 20/21
Magnum 70
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This 70-pound disabled tortoise is on the move again thanks to his custom-made wheelchair. Sulcata tortoise ?George Bailey? had to drag himself around because a metabolic bone disease he was born with stopped his back legs fully developing, leaving them weak and unable to support his considerable weight. But after a tough start to what could be a very long life, things started looking up for the 11-year-old tortoise when he was rescued from an exotic animal facility in Knoxville, Tennessee. His rescuer Jaime Loebener started to look into how she could make the struggling tortoise more mobile and found the perfect solution from Walkin? Pets, a pet mobility company based in New Hampshire. Jaime explained: ?He uses his front legs to pull his way around slowly and clumsily. The bigger he?s gotten, the more difficult this has been for him. ?He currently weighs close to 70 lbs, but may grow to weigh over 200 lbs.? The Walkin? Pets team managed to create an adjustable wheelchair big and strong enough to get George Bailey mobile. It has a convex support structure to accommodate the natural contour of George?s shell and a harnessing system designed to expand with him as he grows. George has taken to the wheelchair immediately and Jaime says he has made ?amazing? progress. Sulcata tortoises can live to be more than 100 years old, leaving George plenty of time to enjoy his new wheels. *BYLINE MUST CREDIT: JAIME LOEBENER/WALKINPETS.COM/MEGA. 09 Jun 2021 Pictured: George Bailey, the 70lbs disabled tortoise. Photo credit: JaimeLoebener/walkinpets.com/Meg / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342
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This 70-pound disabled tortoise is on the move again thanks to his custom-made wheelchair. Sulcata tortoise ?George Bailey? had to drag himself around because a metabolic bone disease he was born with stopped his back legs fully developing, leaving them weak and unable to support his considerable weight. But after a tough start to what could be a very long life, things started looking up for the 11-year-old tortoise when he was rescued from an exotic animal facility in Knoxville, Tennessee. His rescuer Jaime Loebener started to look into how she could make the struggling tortoise more mobile and found the perfect solution from Walkin? Pets, a pet mobility company based in New Hampshire. Jaime explained: ?He uses his front legs to pull his way around slowly and clumsily. The bigger he?s gotten, the more difficult this has been for him. ?He currently weighs close to 70 lbs, but may grow to weigh over 200 lbs.? The Walkin? Pets team managed to create an adjustable wheelchair big and strong enough to get George Bailey mobile. It has a convex support structure to accommodate the natural contour of George?s shell and a harnessing system designed to expand with him as he grows. George has taken to the wheelchair immediately and Jaime says he has made ?amazing? progress. Sulcata tortoises can live to be more than 100 years old, leaving George plenty of time to enjoy his new wheels. *BYLINE MUST CREDIT: JAIME LOEBENER/WALKINPETS.COM/MEGA. 09 Jun 2021 Pictured: George Bailey, the 70lbs disabled tortoise. Photo credit: JaimeLoebener/walkinpets.com/Meg / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342
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This 70-pound disabled tortoise is on the move again thanks to his custom-made wheelchair. Sulcata tortoise ?George Bailey? had to drag himself around because a metabolic bone disease he was born with stopped his back legs fully developing, leaving them weak and unable to support his considerable weight. But after a tough start to what could be a very long life, things started looking up for the 11-year-old tortoise when he was rescued from an exotic animal facility in Knoxville, Tennessee. His rescuer Jaime Loebener started to look into how she could make the struggling tortoise more mobile and found the perfect solution from Walkin? Pets, a pet mobility company based in New Hampshire. Jaime explained: ?He uses his front legs to pull his way around slowly and clumsily. The bigger he?s gotten, the more difficult this has been for him. ?He currently weighs close to 70 lbs, but may grow to weigh over 200 lbs.? The Walkin? Pets team managed to create an adjustable wheelchair big and strong enough to get George Bailey mobile. It has a convex support structure to accommodate the natural contour of George?s shell and a harnessing system designed to expand with him as he grows. George has taken to the wheelchair immediately and Jaime says he has made ?amazing? progress. Sulcata tortoises can live to be more than 100 years old, leaving George plenty of time to enjoy his new wheels. *BYLINE MUST CREDIT: JAIME LOEBENER/WALKINPETS.COM/MEGA. 09 Jun 2021 Pictured: A Sulcata tortoise. Photo credit: JaimeLoebener/walkinpets.com/Meg / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342
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