# Saturday, August 27, 2011
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An elderly tortoise has received a new lease of life after some wheels were fitted to his shell. Yuri the tortoise is thought to be around 100 years old. Unfortunately whilst he can still move his front legs his back legs do not appear to work anymore. Costly x-rays have failed to find the cause the problem but in the meantime he had had a set of wheels fitted to the back of his shell so that he can move along properly.