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Mosha is back on the jungle trail

Mosha is happy now. She can move on her own. She has become the first elephant in the world to be fitted with a prosthetic leg in 2007, reports Daily Mail.
The news paper says, "Raising her trunk, three-legged Mosha salutes her new prosthetic limb, which means she can get back on the jungle trail. The young Asian elephant lost her right front leg after stepping on a landmine aged only seven months old. Close to death, she was rescued and brought to the Friends of the Asian Elephant hospital in Lampang, Thailand, where she Now aged three, Mosha is growing at such a rate she has now been fitted with a second prosthetic leg. Her home in the tropical jungle of northern Thailand, near the Cambodian border, is an orphanage for elephants. The gentle giants are the new symbol of the fight against the banned weapons. Mosha is a resident of the Friends of the Asian Elephant hospital in Lampang, Thailand."
Mosha is an innocent victim of killer landmines. According to the news paper, thousands of Thais have been injured and killed due to landmines, adding that, with a recent survey estimating there are about 100 new mine casualties each year. Mosha, an elephant, received injuries on her right-fore-limb when she was walking in jungle. [All pics, courtsey : Daily Mail's Mail Online ]

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