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a lioness undergoes a CT scan

Ueslei Marcelino http://www.cnpps.org 2013-03-23 13:11:58 

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    Fafa, a lioness that is nearly 18 years old, undergoes a CT scan at the veterinary clinic in Brasilia on August 7, 2012. Fafa has been living in Brasilia Zoo since its birth and had undergone surgery this year to remove both its ovaries and uterus. Fafa was sedated and brought to the veterinary clinic after experiencing seizures and bleeding. According to veterinarian John Nardott Ricardo, the lioness had to undergo a 3-hour-long session of CT scans to its chest, skull and abdomen in order to diagnose the source of its health problems. Nardott believes there is a possibility that Fafa has liver damage, which may have arisen from a cancerous tumour Fafa had in 2010.

 

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