Main Content

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt
NIGHTLY 6:30/5:30c

Baby giraffe able to walk with the help of human orthopedic group

CLIP05/17/22
Also available on the usa app

When baby giraffe Msituni was born in February, veterinarians at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park discovered that the little giraffe suffered from a range of ailments, including hyper-extended joints. The Hanger Clinic, a group specializing in building orthotics for humans, performed two procedures to fabricate a mold of Msituni’s leg and create a custom stainless steel brace. After wearing the brace for ten days, Msituni can now roam free. 

Appearing:Lester Holt
Tags: nbc, news, Lester, Holt, Evening, Broadcast, night, Broadcast, interview, anchor, newscast
S0 E02 minNRExcerptNews and InformationPrimetime

Episodes

We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website preferences. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. For more information on cookies including how to manage your consent visit our cookie policy.