Even Bears Get Slipped Disks–And Someone Has To Treat Them

This is Mango, a 19-year old Syrian brown bear that has been sedated for back surgery due to a slipped disc. Mango is undergoing the procedure—the first of its kind for brown bears—at the Ramat Gan Safari park, outside of Tel Aviv, Israel. Fingers crossed, and get well soon, Mango!


Photo credit: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images.

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