Jabu the Elephant
Dr Johan and Dr Zoë recently visited Jabu the Elephant in Botswana to take some radiographs of his leg, as we think he has mild osteoarthritis in his knee joint. Not an easy thing to do, as Jabu is a magnificent 3,5 metres tall at the shoulder. His legs are therefore exceedingly large, and to perform this procedure in the middle of the bush is not an easy task!
We are still evaluating the results but Jabu may need pioneering surgery. We will keep everyone update as soon as we know more. He was an absolute pleasure to work with though…
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Why are Elephants important?
Elephants are keystone species meaning they have great influence on the environments they live in. Elephants influence their environments by pushing over trees in savanna, keeping them open, allowing other species to thrive. They also help to keep watering holes open and fertilise the land.
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