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Can a moray eel have anorexia? You bet. And, as we were amazed to learn, pandas can get hernias. Bad ones. But how do you treat them? Diagnosing a human is hard enough, but what do you do when your patient is a two-ton elephant or an angry lion?
At once heart-quickening and scientifically fascinating, the stories in this book represent some of the most moving and unusual cases ever taken on by zoo vets. Youíll see what itís like to give a 3,000-pound hippo a root canal, fit a rhino with orthopedic shoes, diagnose an octopus thatís showing signs of senility and more. Packed with perplexing medical mysteries, ingenious procedures and heroic rescues, this is a must for animal lovers, science buffs and anyone who loves a well-told tale.
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