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World's First Artificial Hip for German Tiger


Animals  (tags: Germany, tiger, operation, artificial, hip, survived )

Trequl
- 2505 days ago - daily-sun.com
A tiger in Germany has become the world's first to be given an artificial hip after a three-hour-operation by a team of vets that she only just survived



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Comments

Sue Matheson (79)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 7:47 am
Well, I guess we'll see what happens with this. I hope there's a news update in a few months.
 

Amena Andersson (187)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 9:01 am
Interesting. Hope that she makes it and that it helps.
 

Maria p (151)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 9:18 am
interesting, thanks
 

Cindy C (125)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 10:01 am
aw bless and I hope she makes a great recovery
 

Cheryl B (64)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 11:53 am
wow
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 12:27 pm
awww, thanks Tarequl, noted
 

Annick Letourneau (67)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 1:04 pm
Wow! Thanks, Ax
 

Mary T (178)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 1:43 pm
Noted and thanks Tarequl for sharing this story, I pray she makes a full recovery.
 

june bullied (553)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 2:45 pm
noted. thanks for sharing.
 

Patricia N (41)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 3:23 pm
Noted and pray she has a speedy recovery.
 

Henry P (171)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 7:19 pm
Noted Thanks Tarequl
 

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 9:05 pm
Wow! - In some countries they do well for the tigers - In other countries they kill them for their skins and body parts.
 

Elvira m (36)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 2:43 am
Thanks
 

Walter Firth (45)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 2:54 am
Noted. This is wonderful news. If it works for humans it shoud work for tigers.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 3:01 am
This is good news! I hope it makes a full recovery.
 

Gvapo T (22)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 10:18 am
go girl go ;)
 

Kay M (347)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 11:25 am
wow
 

Tamila mendoza (177)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 11:31 am
great!
 

Barbara Goheen (0)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 3:18 pm
This is good news! I hope it makes a full recovery.
 

Natividad P (104)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 3:57 pm
Noted. Very interesting and very good news. Thank you
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 6:44 pm
I hope she survives.
 

janet f (29)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 10:04 pm
Congratulations to Girl and to a long life free of pain.
 

Ludger W (71)
Thursday February 3, 2011, 2:28 am
I felt sad after I´ve heard that the tiger got hip problems.
Maybe mother sat by accident on him after birth.
Hope he is okay now.
ty
 

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (50)
Thursday February 3, 2011, 5:14 pm
Noted and shared...................
 

Nuno Correia (18)
Sunday February 6, 2011, 1:31 pm
i hope she make it!!
 

Krasimira B (175)
Monday February 7, 2011, 1:43 pm
Noted with hope, thank you Tarequl.
 

Klaus Peters (14)
Tuesday February 8, 2011, 4:13 am
Great job by the vets in Halle, hope Girl will survive this.
 

Dianne D (490)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 10:52 am
I hope everything turns out OK for Girl and she pulls through.
 
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