Watch: Ramat Gan rhino gets custom eye mask

Tinda the rhinoceros was suffering from a serious eye infection, made worse by swarms of flies constantly touching the eye.

November 4, 2014 10:34

Ramat Gan rhino gets custom eye mask

Ramat Gan rhino gets custom eye mask

After endless treatments, tests, disinfection treatments and ointments to treat a mysterious severe eye inflammation, Tinda the female rhinoceros is now sporting a custom-made mask around the Ramat Gan Safari, to help her heal from a bothersome infection.

Doctors discovered that Tinda, who has been at the Safari for 14 years, has been long suffering not only from a parasitic eye infection, but also from swarms of flies causing constant irritation as a result, Safari staff members said.

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As she continues to undergo treatment for the infection, Tinda happily wears the mask hand-crafted for her by her caretaker Neta, allowing her to see and wander comfortably without the intrusion of pests.

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