Thursday, 21 December 2017

NEWSLINK: Jaguar at Phoenix Zoo receives advanced treatment for tumor

Jaguar head shot.jpgTo help get rid of a cancerous tumor on Caipora, the 12-year-old Jaguar, the Phoenix Zoo used an advanced method usually used by humans at battling the mass.


The tumor was found on her right hind leg during a recent physical examination of the big cat. After a microscopic diagnosis of the mass, it was found to be a fibrosarcoma tumor, which is very aggressive and usually found in house cats, not Jaguars.

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