In this July 7, 2011, photo, only a few scars remain visible on Hope the giraffe's hind legs a year after local veterinarian Joseph Kamer came up with hard casts and special shoes to allow her to walk on her own, at the Topeka Zoo in Topeka. Hope was born with hyperextended fetlocks, which made her rear feet fold forward into the lower leg.

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