Siberian surgeons operated liligrenka after injury

Surgeons operated veterinary clinic unique animal — liligrenka (a cross between a lion and ligritsy), born in Novosibirsk Zoo in August, and posted a video operation on a broken leg for the service Youtube.

As stated in the description on the video channel veterinary clinic "Enimalz" liligritsa Kiara damaged front leg — there was a fracture the middle segment of the right forearm bones with a significant angular displacement.

© Veterinary clinic "Enimalz"
Liligritsa Kiara did not release the toy and growled before surgery

"The method of choice for the treatment of such injuries in the exotic animal is osteosynthesis, with bone fragments repozitsiruyut and fasten with metal plates and screws. All structures harboring soft tissue and sutured the skin," — said in a statement.

Anesthesiologists loaded liligritsu of anesthesia, performed intubation, administer artificial respiration and the necessary tracking equipment, and surgeons put a broken radius and ulna on the natural anatomical location and secured with titanium plates with a score of titanium screws.

"Ten days after the operation, a small liligritsa confidently enjoy the operated limb, is not in pain and will soon be moved to a more spacious cage" — said the veterinary clinic.

Focused attention to the kitten at the fact that she ligritsa mother liligrenka — a unique animal that is considered the pride of the Novosibirsk zoo. She was born in 2004 from the union of the African lion and Bengal tiger. The open nature of the sort happens, as lions and tigers produce pairs with members of their own species.

As born August 16 was a cross between a cat and a lion Liger, the press dubbed him liligrom. And, apparently, is the name for a new kind of animal will remain so. Although zoo staff say that such a name in science does not officially exist.

Media reported that Kiara — the world's liligrenok. Head of Section feline Rose Solovyov earlier told RIA Novosti that her she had no evidence that ever uttering Ligers offspring.

According to her, liligrenok looks much like his mother — he has the same color of the body, which at the same time there are signs of a lion and a tiger.

It is planned that in the spring of the grown liligrenka be transferred to an aviary in the street, and winter animals spend in a warm room.

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