Video: After Meccano makeover - it’s a tortoise on wheels

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A TORTOISE with dodgy legs has come out of its shell and given a new life after it was fitted - with Meccano wheels.

Hobbling Harry the Horsefield tortoise had a swollen limb that refused to heal because the eleven-year-old couldn’t keep his weight of it.

A prototype set of wheels fitted to a different tortoise. Picture: SWNS

A prototype set of wheels fitted to a different tortoise. Picture: SWNS

Hull vet Kim Barrow made a set of wheels from a stainless steel pin and Meccano wheels which were fixed to Harry’s undercarriage using glue.

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