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Gorilla Back From the Brink After NHS Surgeon Guides World First Operation

Animals  (tags: Howlett's wildlife park, england, wildanimals, wildlife, great apes, gorilla, surgery, endangered, humans, protection )

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As an NHS surgeon with more than 33 years' experience, Richard Collins was used to dealing with complex operations. But nothing could prepare him when he was asked to treat a sick gorilla in a world first. Worried staff at Howlett's wildlife park in Kent

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Joycey B (750)
Thursday November 6, 2008, 6:15 pm
I am so happy she is recovering and will be ok.

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 6, 2008, 8:18 pm
I am really happy for this. I am praying that God will make her fine soon.

Dan Mahony (45)
Saturday November 8, 2008, 4:54 pm
A true miracle in medical science. Thank you, Jacquelin!
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