75-year-old tortoise undergoes successful operation in Sokoto

75-year-old tortoise undergoes successful operation in Sokoto-verasgist.com

It was a huge relief after a team Comprising of Veterinarians from the Clinic and the department of Surgery and Radiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS), successfully carried out a reconstruction surgery on a 75-year-old Tortoise.

The Surgery was said to be successfully carried out on Tuesday  after several hours were spent on the patient.

The Septuagenarian which was ran over by a vehicle (Hilux) had its shell cracked and broken in Argungu, Kebbi State.

The team of Veterinarians brought great relief by Fixing the Shell using circlage wire and screws.

The patient is currently recuperating on return to Argungu.

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