IVF Pregnancy for Elephant Might Save Species

Published: November 20, 2008 | 7287th good news item since 2003

Hopes are mounting that a species fighting against extinction might be saved.

In Taiwan a 26 year old elephant has become pregnant after having received IVF treatment.

Phang Sao receives special care from the vets in the Mae Sa elephant camp to avoid a miscarriage.

”We will take care of Phang Sao extensively until she is due to deliver her baby, which will be around August or September of next year.

We feed her as much as she wants and we look after her health, giving her our best care

Elephants are pregnant for a 22 months. Phang Sao is expected to give birth August or September 2009.

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