Woman Performs Surgery On A Butterfly With Broken Wings Next Day It Surprises Her In The Coolest Way

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Amazing On 13th January 2018
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Despite having no medical expertise, she was able to perform a successful wing transplant.

Romy McCloskey vowed to raise three monarch butterflies, but one of these creatures had a problem on its wings.

Determined he could save it, Romy turned her home into a mini operating room.

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"I fell into raising butterflies by accident when I found 3 caterpillars on a bush in my front yard," she told Bored Panda.

She used common household items in performing a wing transplant.

Some of Romy’s supplies included a wire hanger, a cotton swab, a toothpick, contact cement, scissors, and tweezers.

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The procedure required a skillful eye and steady hand, which isn’t a problem for the woman as she works as a professional costume designer and master hand embroiderer when she’s not busy rescuing her tiny friends.

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According to McCloskey:

"There’s no need to drug the butterflies when performing such a procedure. She compared their wings to human nails or hair: “They do not have pain receptors."

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The extra wing was taken from another butterfly that died days before.

A quick rest, and then he was off!

"Ta-da! With a little patience and a steady hand, I fit the new wings to my little guy" She wrote on Facebook.

A successful surgery and outcome!

Romy let the creature flew by itself and wished it "good luck."

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