Mango, a 19-year-old male Syrian brown bear is sedated as he is prepared for an operation to treat a slipped disk (T2 and T3) at the Ramat Gan Safari park, near Tel Aviv, on May 7, 2014. This is reportedly the first operation of its kind ever to takeplace.  AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ        (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)