Dutch Zoo Fits Elephant with Contact Lens

by Rebecca on January 31, 2012

in Animals in the News

The vet who fit Win Thida had to practice the procedure with the elephant for weeks.Zoom

AP/ Artis Zoo

The vet who fit Win Thida had to practice the procedure with the elephant for weeks.

An elephant at a Dutch zoo has become the first in Europe to be fitted with a contact lens. The pachyderm had injured her eye in a scrap with a fellow elephant, but her caretakers say it will now be able to heal.

 

Read more at: Spiegel Online


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