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Wild elephant vasectomies

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The Elephant Population Management Program surgical team finish work after performing keyhole surgery to vasectomise a wild elephant in the bush.  Private game reserve in Limpopo, South Africa. Dr Jeff Zuba, kneeling, is senior associate veterinarian of the San Diego Zoological Society and developed the anaesthetic techniques for the procedure

The Elephant Population Management Program surgical team finish work after performing keyhole surgery to vasectomise a wild elephant in the bush. Private game reserve in Limpopo, South Africa. Dr Jeff Zuba, kneeling, is senior associate veterinarian of the San Diego Zoological Society and developed the anaesthetic techniques for the procedure

ACV47 The EPMP team finish up their wild elephant vasectomy
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  • Vasectomy
  • wild
  • elephant
  • Loxodonta
  • africana
  • bull
  • castration
  • sterilisation
  • population
  • control
  • conservation
  • management
  • bush
  • private
  • game
  • reserve
  • Limpopo
  • South
  • Africa
  • surgery
  • keyhole
  • laparoscopy
  • vet
  • veterinarian
  • team
  • surgeon
  • operation
  • operating
  • theatre
  • Dr
  • Jeff
  • Zuba

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