Baby Elephant Given Prosthetic Leg After Losing Leg To Landmine

When elephant Mosha was only seven months old, the worst happened. She stepped on a land mine and lost her right front leg

The pretty little elephant’s life seemed to be destroyed forever, and no one thought she’d be able to walk again

 

Thailand is a popular tourist destination, and the country is often associated with golden beaches, swaying palm trees, and beautiful scenery

But what many do not know is that the country also has a extensive problem with landmines along its borders to Cambodia, Lao, Malaysian, and Myanmar.  It is estimated that Thailand still has 360 km2 of landmine and explosive remnants of war in 10 provinces. The authorities do their best to eliminate all landmines, but it’s a tough job because the mine-infested land includes villages, agricultural lands, and parts of national forests.  Unfortunately, many are still out there. Over the years, humans and animals have been seriously injured. One of them was the elephant Mosha

 

Only 7 months young, she stepped on one of these mines and lost her leg. Her situation caused immense stress on her spinal column as well as her other 3 limbs.

But when a doctor named Therdchai Jivacate heard about the terrible tragedy that Mosha had gone through, he realized that he had to act.  Doctor Therdchai Jivacate is an orthopedic surgeon who rehabilitates injured elephants. And for a long time, he’s worked at the world’s first elephant hospital, located in Thailand.  When he heard about Mosha’s situation, he didn’t hesitate for a second to intervene

 

With the help of his team, Dr. Jivacate developed the world’s first artificial elephant leg. It’s a prosthesis that makes life easier for Mosha and has given her the ability to walk again.

 

Thanks to Dr. Jivacate and his team’s wonderful effort, Mosha has gotten her life back and is finally able to live a normal life again

Watch the video below to see more about Mosha and the kind-hearted Dr. Jivacate.

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