This toucan was severely injured after being viciously attacked by a group of teenagers. The attack left the bird without a majority of his beak, which meant the bird could not eat on his own. Without a proper beak, the bird would inevitably die.
With such a bleak future, a team of experts decided to do something about it. Dentists, designers and 3D printing experts worked endlessly to create a 3D beak for the bird. This amazing footage from Animal Planet and The Dodo show just how much the new beak changed the toucan’s life: