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“He’s A Fighter!” Struggling Baby Tortoise Thrives Thanks To 1 Man’s Tireless Care.

baby tortoise in shell and wearing a Santa hat

A “fighting spirit” is difficult to define, but we know one when we see it!

Animal rescuer Corbin Maxey has been working with animals for his whole life. He runs a reserve with over 30 exotic animals, from alligators to pythons, giant tortoises, and more. At the end of 2022, Corbin shared a video on his YouTube channel that has been viewed millions of times to date. In it, he introduces the world to Number 5, a baby tortoise who was born with a damaged shell. Without human intervention, Number 5 would have died, but Corbin is able to nurse him back to health so he can join his turtle siblings!

“He’s a fighter!” Corbin said in a follow-up video.

We couldn’t agree more! You can just see the vivacity in his little tortoise face!

Watch the video below to see Corbin rescuing Number 5, and don’t forget to share.

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