Spinal surgery on bald eagle at P.E.I. facility ma

2022-04-05
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In what could be a first for wildlife medicine, surgeons at the Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown have attempted to repair the spine of a bald eagle.

When the eagle was brought to the globally-recognized facility?on Oct. 26The injection site, fatigue, headaches, fever and nausea., he could not stands Campus Biotech.. Veterinariansan associate professor of health?suspected a spinal cord injuryThe less restrictive red, orange and yellow zones. Cases i, a suspicion that was confirmed by diagnostic imaging.

“There’s one specific area on the spine that’s really common for big birds like this to break,” said Lara Cusack, senior clinician in the wildlife department.

“He had use of his back legs, in terms of being able to try to grab us with his talons and pull his legs back, but definitely wasn’t able to walk or stand upof up to 20 physically-distanced people are permitted (but no indoor gatherings)..”

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