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Paignton Zoo's elephant's sight saved by eye operation

Duchess is 42 years old
Duchess is 42 years old


2012-10-16 - Paignton, United Kingdom
An eye operation has saved the sight of an African elephant at Paignton Zoo in Devon, the organisation has said. An eye expert has deemed the operation a success and said her vision is "significantly better than prior to surgery". The 42-year-old four-tonne animal is the only elephant at the zoo.Senior keeper Jim Dicks said: "I am absolutely over the moon. It couldn´t have gone any better."



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