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University Of Missouri Delivers Rare Care To Snow Leopard

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May 25, 1999
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It was only the second time that hip replacement surgery had been performed on a snow leopard, but everything went according to plan for Pasha, a nine-year-old, 85 lb. snow leopard from the Kansas City Zoo. Pasha traveled to Columbia today so that specialists at the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine could perform surgery to ensure that he will be able to live a normal, full life and possibly expand the numbers of his endangered species.

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- It was only the second time that hip replacement surgery had been performed on a snow leopard, but everything went according to plan for Pasha, a nine-year-old, 85 lb. snow leopard from the Kansas City Zoo. Pasha traveled to Columbia today so that specialists at the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine could perform surgery to ensure that he will be able to live a normal, full life and possibly expand the numbers of his endangered species.


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