First elephant to get a prosthetic leg – Hats off to the Vets!!!

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An elephant who had a leg amputated after stepping on a landmine has taken her first steps on a new prosthetic.

Motala (50 years old) , was a working elephant who moved trees in the Thai jungle when she stepped on a mine.

Motala had been looking for food when the mine exploded in 1999.

She received her first artificial leg in 2006 – and became the first elephant with a permanent prosthetic in 2006.