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Will Fuji the dolphin jump again?

20/08/2014

Operation Wild follows Clare and vet Steve Leonard as they find out how developments in human medicine are transforming the way sick animals are treated around the world.

This week, for the first time ever, a vet attempts to treat a moonbear using keyhole brain surgery, deep in the jungle.

In Japan, Clare Balding meets Fuji, a dolphin whose tail was destroyed by infection. Can a prosthetic tail help her swim properly and jump again?

Plus vets try to remove an elephant's massive tusk after he develops an infection.

Catch uo on Operation Wild on BBC iPlayer.

 

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