VETS PERFORM WORLD-FIRST BRAIN SURGERY ON ENDANGERED NZ PARROT CHICK

POSTED MAY 11, 2019 13 30 56 NEW ZEALAND VETERINARIANS HAVE PERFORMED WORLD-FIRST BRAIN SURGERY TO SAVE THE LIFE OF A CRITICALLY ENDANGERED NATIVE PARROT CHICK.

VETS PERFORM WORLD-FIRST BRAIN SURGERY ON ENDANGERED NZ PARROT CHICK

The concern was that if this tissue was damaged this would open the brain to trauma and infection.
The chick was flown for free by Air New Zealand to Massey University's Wildbase Hospital in Palmerston North where the vets took scans to identify the problem.

Posted May 11, 2019 13:30:56 New Zealand veterinarians have performed world-first brain surgery to save the life of a critically endangered native parrot chick. The chick, known as Espy 1B,...

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