Bird receives titanium nozzle made with a 3D printer in China

Bird receives titanium nozzle made with a 3D printer in China. Here you can see how this surgery is done by the Chinese doctor.

Bird lost half of the beak in a zoo fight
Bird lost half of the beak in a zoo fight (Photo: Chinatopix via AP)

A bird that lost half its beak during a fight at Guangzhou Zoo in southern China will be able to eat normally again. The Manchurian crane named Lili received a titanium beaker made with a 3D printer.

After using plastic nozzles to find out the ideal size and shape, technicians have printed a prosthesis made of titanium, the material is chosen for strength and endurance.

The surgery to implant the prosthesis was done at a veterinary hospital in Guangzhou and lasted about half an hour. Soon after, the bird was able to catch fish from a bucket normally.

Bird receives titanium nozzle
Manchuria crane underwent surgery for implant of titanium beak (Photo: Chinatopix via AP)

The Manchuria crane is among the rarest and largest cranes in the world, measuring about 1.5 meters. There are only about 2,750 specimens living in Russia, China, Mongolia, Japan, and Korea.

One of its most distinctive features is a red spot on the top of the head. They can live up to 70 years and are viewed by Chinese culture as symbols of longevity and nobility.

Bird receives titanium nozzle
Now bird can feed normally (Photo: Chinatopix via AP)

This titanium nozzle is made from fused deposition modeling 3D Printer. If you are looking for more information about this FDM 3D Printer than you can click here.

FDM 3D Printer is having a wide variety of application. Also, this 3d Printer is cheap in cost than other 3d printers.

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