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Cataract surgery restores penguin's sight

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VETS from the Animal Health Trust (AHT) have successfully treated a 19-year-old Humboldt penguin for cataracts in both of its eyes.

The penguin, Wellamy (right), is part of a colony kept at Colchester Zoo, and was referred to the AHT after keepers noticed that its sight was impaired. Claudia Hartley, head of ophthalmology …

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