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Zoological medicine
Assessing rhino reproductive health

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PERFORMING an ultrasound scan on a two-tonne rhino might not be the simplest of procedures but, when called in to examine Lucy, a 13-year-old southern white rhino belonging to the Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Stirling in Scotland, vets Patrick Day and Colin Scott, of the Struthers and Scott Veterinary Practice, rose to the challenge.

Lucy was born at the West Midlands Safari Park and moved to Blair Drummond Safari Park three years ago to join its established breeding group. …

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