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Marty The Tiger Needed Root Canal Surgery And He Was So Brave


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So, working together, the Highland Wildlife Park’s expert keepers as well as three veterinary staff, two animal dentists and a dental x-ray technician took care of him.

Once the procedure was carried out, they transported Marty on a stretcher back to his bedding area.

Highland Wildlife Park

And he's feeling great now, says Douglas Richardson, head of Living Collections for the Highland Wildlife Park. "Although normally a straightforward operation, performing any sort of medical procedure on an animal the size of Marty is a complex affair, requiring a lot of planning and coordination. The team were exceptional, working together to ensure the procedure went as smoothly as possible and I am very happy with the outcome.”

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