October 12, 2018

Nigel’s Complete Journey

Nigel is an African wild dog puppy who was born with severe hip dysplasia, which affected his ability to walk and keep up with his pack. In June, keepers and veterinarians determined the best course of action was to amputate his hind leg. Watch to learn more about this decision, and how Nigel’s recovery has been from surgery, to going back on exhibit at Benson Predator Ridge.


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