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Beloved giraffe at zoo on the mend

Overcomes urinary obstruction, but risky surgery still possible

A 13-year-old Masai giraffe at Franklin Park Zoo is having the battle of his life.

A team of more than two dozen zoo staff and large animal veterinarians from Tufts University gathered at the zoo yesterday to attempt to save Beau, who has been suffering from a urinary obstruction.

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