Gorilla Gets MRI At Bronx Zoo

Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 21:35 in Biology & Nature

A brain scan was performed on a gorilla at the Bronx Zoo. The on-site procedure—performed by dozens of wildlife veterinarians, zookeepers, and medical personnel from several institutions—was made possible by the Bobby Murcer Mobile MRI Unit, a 48-foot-long MRI facility on wheels that conducted a comprehensive neurological scan on the brain of Fubo, a 42-year-old western lowland gorilla.

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