Turtle gets 3-D printed jaw reconstruction

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A loggerhead turtle was given a 3-D printed prosthetic jaw after the reptile was struck by a propeller off the eastern European country of Turkey.

Loggerheads are endangered, and the accident shattered the turtle’s jaw, leaving it unable to eat on its own.

Click here for a report by the Maritime Executive on how veterinarians, surgeons and researchers came together to save a life.