Panda cataracts

It seems somewhat pointless to do eye surgery on pandas (they are well known for having extremely poor vision), but it got done for the first time this year:

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009-02/27/content_7521761.htm

I’d imagine the problem would be much bigger if the panda lost its hearing ability, but that would not make for as cool of a picture.

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