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VSCU Removes Kidney Stone from Hogle Zoo’s Snow Leopard
August 26, 2011
The team at Advanced Veterinary Care performed the first ever kidney stone removal operation on a snow leopard in Utah. Using a laser, doctors successfully removed the kidney stone from Nema, a thirteen-year-old snow leopard at Hogle Zoo.

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