October 21, 2011
A 300-pound, 7-year-old Siberian tiger, undergoes root canal surgery Thursday at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, Alaska. This was the first procedure in a recently opened operating room and the first for the zoo’s new veterinary table, complete with hydraulic lift and fold-out leafs to accommodate limbs and tails.
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An Anchorage endodontist performed a root canal on a big tooth in a very big patient — a full-grown Siberian tiger.
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