- More than 11,500 sick birds are treated at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital each year
- In the UAE, falcons are treated like family members
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(CNN)A large white SUV pulls up outside a hospital. An anxious-looking man lifts the patient from her seat and carries her into reception where she waits patiently to be seen by medics.