Eileen Ng
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/ 15 May 2007

SA vet to the rescue of Malaysian orangutan

A South African vet will perform in Malaysia what is being described as the world’s first cataract surgery on an orangutan, an official said on Tuesday. Animal ophthalmologist Izak Venter will perform the two-hour surgery early on Wednesday, said an official at the Matang Wildlife Centre in Sarawak state on Borneo island.