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Kansas City Zoo photo gallery: Meet Zuri, a 5-year-old lioness
Arriving at the hospital
Zuri is transported from the van to the hospital.
On the scale
Zuri getting weighed.
Zuri, before intubation.
What a face
Zuri, the African lioness.
Black & white portrait of Zuri
The slumbering Zuri in black and white.
Zuri’s paws while on the radiography table.
Zuri’s paw, lateral view.
Zuri’s paw, palmar view.
The complete package
Back to the "Day in the life of a zoo veterinarian" home page
Three-part blog about the zoo encounter
Immobilization and exam for Zuri the lion
Video: An ounce of prevention - examining a lion
Photo galleries of Zuri and her caretakers:
> Meet Zuri, a 5-year-old lioness
> Procedures performed on Zuri
> Dr. Meredith Wainstein's first patient as a resident
A typical day for two zoo veterinarians
Video: A typical day at the zoo hospital
Photo gallery: Tour the zoo hospital
Video: Gorillas and goats - all in a day's work
Practicing high-quality medicine
Video: Preventive medicine at the zoo
Video: Technical innovations benefit zoo animals
Challenges at the zoo
Video: The challenges of practicing veterinary medicine in a zoo
Video: The most difficult animal
All animals treated equally
Video: Easy team communication - take a cue from this zoo tech
Video: Communication and zookeepers as clients
The economy's effects
Video: Effects of the Great Recession on the zoo