Chinese vets carry out first cataract surgery on snow leopard

Linghan, an elderly snow leopard, was treated for a cataract in its right eye in Xining City in northwest China's Qinghai Province.

It is the first known cataract surgery performed on a snow leopard and lasted for three hours. An intraocular lens was implanted in Linghan's eye.

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