Teamwork and Technology: The Making of Grecia the Toucan’s Prosthetic Beak

After being viciously and senselessly attacked, Grecia the toucan was left without the majority of his upper beak. With no way to feed or care for himself, the outlook for Grecia’s future was grim. But the staff at the ZOOAVE Rescue Center in Costa Rica refused to give up on the bird and called on 3D Systems and partner Grupo SG to devise a custom solution.