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A Indian star tortoise with a shell crack treated at JCT

February 14, 2015

Cracked shell of an Indian Star Tortoise.

Cracked shell of an Indian Star Tortoise.

An Indian Star tortoise was brought to Jivdaya with a broken shell. Our doctors fixed it’s broken shell by ¬†using screws and wires. The doctor sedated the tortoise and then with the help of the electric drill machine. After 4 months the screws were removed from the shell and the tortoise recovered completely.

doctor operating on the tortoise with the help of a electric drill machine
doctor operating on the tortoise with the help of a electric drill machine

The tortoise after surgery
The tortoise after surgery

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