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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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Alaska dentist performs root canal on tiger

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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