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3D reconstructed elephant hind limbs

3D rendered studies of cadaver hind limbs of a euthanized 22 year-old male elephant from the Dallas Zoo, Texas, and sent to Texas A+M University College of Veterinary Medicine for CT (computed tomography) imaging. The models detail bone degeneration of the stifle (knee) and hock (ankle) joints, possibly due to osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease or arthrosis. 563 CT images at 2 millimetres …