A bird with broken legs rehabilitation training with treadmill in New Zealand
In New Zealand, a broken-leg Kiwi rehabilitation methods are not general, the bird recover gradually by “movement” on a treadmill, just as “miracle,” the bird’s perseverance would make you moving if you read the true funny stories about kiwi below.
It is reported that it is 4-years-old kiwi called Piwi, the body is only half size of the normal kind of bird. It broke a leg last year, although it recovered after a broken leg, but it has affected the development of its skeleton, very difficult to survive in the wild.
Last year in December, the Massey University “s Wildlife Ward found it, they use ” fire with fire “approach to treat piwi, then it’s legs broken, then send it to the treatment center for treatment. But the Piwi stayed only one day, unfortunately broke another leg.
Although Piwi had both broken legs, after several months of treatment, it really stand up, but still difficult. Therefore, the nurses put it on a mini treadmill, pushing it in the back away slowly so as to help it recover. Go tired, nurses took off the treadmill, so this little guy can rest their legs.
The small Piwi has great perseverance, the rehabilitation process made many people encouraging.