Chaos the lion responding well to radiation treatment

Chaos, the lion, is being treated for skin cancer on his nose, after being diagnosed with the rare condition in April. 

JOHANNESBURG - Chaos, the lion from the Lory Park Zoo, underwent his second round of radiation for skin cancer at the Mediclinic Muelmed in Pretoria on Wednesday. 

The lion is being treated for skin cancer on his nose, after being diagnosed with the rare condition in April.

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Now recovering after his second session, the 16-year-old big cat will undergo further treatment in the next few weeks.

According to his vet, Chaos is responding very well to the treatment.

Chaos, the lion, during his first radiation therapy session last week Tuesday.

Chaos, the lion, during his first radiation therapy session last week Tuesday.

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Chaos during his second radiation treatment session.

Chaos during his second radiation treatment session.

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Chaos, the lion during his second radiation treatment session on 15 May, 2019.

Chaos, the lion during his second radiation treatment session on 15 May, 2019.

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