PREVIEW: No monkey business for skilled surgeons

MBOMBELA – The bilateral saggital split surgery he received is commonly performed on humans, but this was a first on a great ape.

The 15-year-old Claude’s broken and misaligned jaw, which prevented him from eating properly, was recently lengthened by a team of veterinarians and a maxillofacial surgeon.

Mariana Balt
Environmental Journalist

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