Metastatic Calcification on Digestive System of Sumatran Rhino "Torgamba" with Polycystic Kidneys Disease
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Torgamba was one of the first wild-born Sumatran rhinos that rescued for study and breeding purposes in captivity. After living for 11 years in Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, England he was transferred back to Indonesia to newly-opened Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS) in Way Kambas National Park, Lampung Province. He had a normally behavior and good browser with natural diet. This elderly male Sumatran rhino (estimated to be 32 years old) was dead, following a long illness of chronic kidney disease. The latest laboratory result showed ureum 98 mg/dL, creatinine 7.2 mg/dL, and imbalance ratio of calcium-phosphor.
- Faculty of Veterinary