We’ve all heard of the new revolution in 3D printers being used to help develop prosthetics, but what about injured birds?
Tieta the Toucan was left with a severely damaged beak after being mistreated.
Within a few days Tieta was happily munching away with her new beak.
Video Courtesy of CNN
The team used a template of a beak from a dead animal and with the help of a computer program adjusted it to resemble as closely as possible to the original beak.