Long Arms To the Rescue

March 2007
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;3/16/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 21, p2
The article reports that Bao Xishun, the world's tallest man from Mongolia, saved the lives of two sick dolphins in China. The dolphins have been sick because they swallowed plastic from their pool at an aquarium. Veterinarians have asked for the help of Bao to reach into the mouths of the animals to remove the plastic from their stomachs. Bao's height and length of arms are noted. Aquarium manager Chen Lujun has reported the good condition of the dolphins after the procedure.


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