Category: World Gorilla Day
Monday, September 24, 2018
On Sunday, August 26, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s veterinary team collaborated with human medical specialists to conduct a robot-assisted surgery on Emily, the OKC Zoo’s 33-year-old Western lowland gorilla, to repair an umbilical hernia. This is the first known robotic surgery performed on a Western lowland gorilla in human care.
“Emily’s surgery was a success thanks to the team of specialists who gave their time and expertise to assist,” said...
at Monday, September 24, 2018