11/25/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Gorilla At Colorado Springs Zoo Treated By Local Doctors

It was a house call that Dr. Joseph Hegarty and others won't soon forget.

Hegarty, an ear surgeon from Colorado Springs Ear Associates, performed surgery on Rafiki, a 25-year-old silverback lowland gorilla, early this month at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Hegarty was one of many from the local medical community who donated their time and services to come to the ailing Rafiki's rescue.

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