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An African tortoise moves across pavement outside the Washington State University veterinary teaching hospital on Thursday, July 21 in Pullman Wash. The artificial limb put on the tortoise at didn't come from a high tech prosthetics lab. It came from an Ace Hardware store. The caster style wheel cost around $7, according to the two veterinarians who installed it on the tortoise after amputating a damaged front leg.
Maybe this is what Congress has in mind to cut health care costs.
Veterinarians at the Washington State University veterinary teaching hospital use epoxy to attach the caster-style wheel to the African tortoise's shell. Alex Witt reports.