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Black Bear cub #16-1654 update

Dr. Dave and licensed veterinary technician Leigh-Ann took the bear cub to surgery within an hour of her admission. Dr. Dave was able to successfully stabilize the cub’s jaw fracture with an external fixator; four metal pins were inserted perpendicular into the bear’s jaw, then a metal bar was attached to the pins parallel to the bottom jaw.

from Wildlife Center of Virginia RSS http://wildlifecenter.org/critter-corner/patient-updates/black-bear-cub-16-1654-update
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