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World's First Artificial Hip for German Tiger

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

- 2845 days ago -
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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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

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

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 T (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

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

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 (65)
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.

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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