Surgeons Save Life of Huge Python
BY PERFORMING two operations within two weeks—probably the first attempt to apply surgery on such a scale to the treatment of reptiles— surgeons recently saved the life of a valuable python transported from India to Long Beach, Calif.
The python is 29-1/2 feet long, weighs 280 pounds, and is nearly 100 years old.
Chopper Checkup At the Zoo
DESPITE the wonderful pain-killing techniques developed recently in the field of dentistry, most people are still frightened to death by the very thought of having their teeth checked. One dentist, however, who is usually more wary of his patients than they are of him is Dr. C. P. Gandal of New York’s Bronx Zoo.