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Singapore Researchers 3D Print Beak for Great Hornbill at Jurong Bird Park

While the medical field serves humans with a wide variety of new technologies and techniques, much of this is not lost on the veterinary aspect either; after all, animals also…

Creature Comforts: 10 Ways 3D Printing Helped Animals This Year

Everyone loves a good animal story, and the 3D printing world has plenty of them. From animal prosthetics to implants to even robotic assistance for bees, 3D printing has helped…

Hornbill Proudly Displays His New 3D Printed Beak

The Jurong Bird Park in Jurong, Singapore is home to several hornbills, including a Great Pied Hornbill named Jary. His name means “helmeted warrior” in ancient Norse, and it’s a…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 16, 2018

We’ve got some business news to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a new material, a new 3D printing method, the successful test of a 3D printed…

After a Pig Attack, A Lucky Duck is Back to Normal with a 3D Printed Bill

Blu is a pretty, blue-gray duck, a Swedish Blue mixed breed, living on a farm in Michigan. Mostly, he lives a peaceful life, but in January he became the unfortunate…

Beauty and the Beak: Nonfiction Children’s Book Tells the Story of First Bald Eagle to Receive a 3D Printed Prosthetic Beak

I have always been an animal lover. In addition to the cat I had growing up, I had a myriad of caged pets as well – a hamster, fish, parakeets,…

Red-Crowned Crane Receives 3D Printed Beak

With the exception of the infamous cock-fighting rings, bird fights aren’t normally those associated with guts and gore in the animal kingdom. However, I’ve come to believe that this is…

China’s Nanjing Zoo: Beautiful Cockatoo’s Beak Begins to Fall Off After Bullying, Saved with 3D Printed Prosthetic

While we are given the privilege of covering many stories today regarding incredibly inspirational instances where individuals—and many young children—receive 3D printed prosthetics, sometimes we also hear of this being…

Gigi the Macaw is the Proud Recipient of the World’s First 3D Printed Titanium Beak

Over the weekend, I was hanging out with a family member when she told me about her friend’s dog, who recently had to have her leg amputated because of cancer….

Grecia the Toucan Finally Has His New 3D Printed Beak

On the list of things that upset and outrage me, cruelty to animals is way up there. That’s why the story of Grecia the toucan made me so angry. Grecia…

A 3D Printed Beak Saves This Toucan’s Life

It was just a couple of days ago that we reported on an amazing story in which a white pelican recieved a 3D printed beak. This wasn’t the first case…

Beautiful White Pelican Receives New Beak Thanks to 3D Printing Technology

3D printing has gradually made its way into the medical field. We’ve seen it used in numerous ways over the past few years to aid in the recovery of both…

3D Printed Beak to Save a Polish Penguin’s Life

A Penguin at the Warsaw Zoo in Poland, was doomed to a slow death, after a fall or fight it had about a month ago. The penguin which was not…