PHOTOS: Fake Limbs, More Help Animals Heal

PHOTOS: Fake Limbs, More Help Animals Heal
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KBuck, a miniature horse with a fake eye, nuzzles his owner Kelsey Chumbley on September 14, 2008, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The tiny equine lost his left eye a few days after birth, likely the victim of a swift kick from his mother, according to the Associated Press.

Experts at La Fuente Ocular Prosthetics in Oklahoma City made a mold of KBuck's hollow eye socket and created a hard plastic fake eye, which was hand-painted to look like the real thing.

"Having one eye hasn't affected him a bit—he's a spitfire," veterinarian Jeff Hammond told the AP.
—Photograph by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman, AP
 
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