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Today’s Solutions: July 14, 2024

Meet Liesel, the first gorilla

Meet Liesel, the first gorilla to receive novel stem cell therapy for arthritis 

Liesel, the elderly gorilla matriarch at the Budapest Zoo, benefited from a groundbreaking method in animal healthcare. A stem-cell therapy directed by Professor Mark Wilkinson of the University of Sheffield alleviated Liesel's arthritis pain, giving a potential cure that exemplifies modern Read More...

Cher calls for zoo to release

Cher calls for zoo to release gorilla after 30 years of captivity in a mall

Recently, we shared a story about Cher’s successful campaign to free Kaavan, “the world’s loneliest elephant," from a life of misery in a controversial Pakistani zoo. Now, the singer is determined to save Bua Noi, a lonely gorilla that has spent almost all her life behind bars at a shopping Read More...