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Amsterdam elephant gets contact lens
An elephant at Amsterdams Artis zoo has become the first elephant in Europe to be fitted with a contact lens. Her eye was injured during a scuffle with another elephant, the zoo says. Asian elephant Win Thidas eye began streaming and she was evidently having trouble keeping it open because of the pain. Vet Anne-Marie Verbruggen was called in, and an examination revealed that the elephants cornea had been damaged, most likely by a twig. Read full article (external link) More from category:
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