Goldfish recovering after having brain surgery!

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A goldfish in Australia is recovering from surgery to remove a life-threatening tumour!

George the goldfish was put under general anaesthetic and had the growth taken out of it’s brain in the 45 minute, high-risk operation at a vets in Melbourne!

The 10-year-old fish is now on the road to recovery and expected to live another 20 years!

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Dr Tristan Rich was the man who carried out the procedure and he’s confirmed George is all fine and “up and about and swimming around”.

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