UPDATE on Tortoise born with Intestines outside body

A cherryhead tortoise hatched on 5/28/19 with Gastroschisis, which is a growth defect of the plastron not closing correctly. to see inside this tortoise click this link. This little tortoise has been doing really well.  It is having  hard time moving around due to its intestines hanging out, though it seems to be healing nicely.  I have been applying neosporon on the intestines and yolk sac to keep it infection free and moist.  I have also been assisting it to drink.  I would imagine that dehydration would cause death in this tortoise before its deformity would.  To see it drink from a cup, click link below. https://youtu.be/aXidrITY2qA

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