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'They don't make turtle-sized wheelchairs': Two years later, Maryland's 'Lego Turtle' has recovered from shell fractures

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An Eastern box turtle who spent two years recovering from shell fractures that required use a custom Lego wheelchair is nearing a full recovery.
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News video: Maryland Zoo Releases 'LEGO' Turtle Into The Wild

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The Maryland Zoo released a rescued Eastern box turtle Wednesday that rose to fame with his LEGO wheelchair.

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