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Sandra the orangutan, freed from a zoo after being granted ‘personhood,’ settles into her new home

Sandra the orangutan, freed from a zoo after being granted ‘personhood,’ settles into her new home

A 33-year-old orangutan who was granted ‘legal personhood’ in Argentina has been relocated to a new home in Wauchula, Florida. Patti Ragan, director of the Center for Great Apes where Sandra the orangutan is now living, told CNN she has been “inquisitive, calm, engaged and

Cleveland Clinic performs its first in utero surgery on fetus, repairs spina bifida before baby’s birth

Cleveland Clinic performs its first in utero surgery on fetus, repairs spina bifida before baby’s birth

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Clinic has joined other top hospitals in North America and can now offer in utero surgery. The hospital announced Wednesday that after more than a year of preparations they have successfully completed Northern Ohio’s first ever surgery on a fetus inside the uterus