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Wild elephant vasectomies

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Team of Elephant Population Management Program surgeons, assisted by Dr Mark Stetter, left, director of animal health at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Florida, perform vasectomy on wild elephant bull, Loxodonta africana, using keyhole surgery.  Private game reserve in Limpopo, South Africa. Dr Stetter came up with concept of wild elephant vasectomies

Team of Elephant Population Management Program surgeons, assisted by Dr Mark Stetter, left, director of animal health at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Florida, perform vasectomy on wild elephant bull, Loxodonta africana, using keyhole surgery. Private game reserve in Limpopo, South Africa. Dr Stetter came up with concept of wild elephant vasectomies

ACV33 Dr Mark Stetter assists team of surgeons with vasectomy on wild elephant.jpg
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