IN PICTURES: Mango the Bear gets back surgery for slipped disk at Israeli zoo

Mango, a 19-year-old Syrian brown bear suffers from a slipped disk, impairing his mobility and causing pain.

A Syrian brown bear named Mango had back surgery at the Ramat Gant Safari on Wednesday.
Mango, a 19-year-old Syrian brown bear suffers from a slipped disk, impairing his mobility and causing pain.
He underwent the complicated and unprecedented surgery on his spine in the hope of improving his quality of life, a Ramat Gan Safari spokesperson said.