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2012-03-15 10:25:00

On February 12, Fresno Chaffee Zoo´s Harbor Seal Buck, received surgery on both eyes to remove cataracts that had rendered him blind. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Over the last several years Buck has had bilateral severe cataracts in both eyes, a common complication of old age with pinnipeds. Last year one of the cataracts started to shift in one of his eyes. At this time, Fresno Chaffee Zoo Veterinarian, Dr. Lewis Wright decided to have the cataracts...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.