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A tiger at Paignton Zoo in Devon has had a root canal – performed by one very brave veterinary dentist… The patient is Paignton Zoo’s 11-year-old male Sumatran tiger Fabi, who is over 2 metres long and weighs over 100 kilograms. A Sumatran tiger has 30 teeth, including four very long canines....

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By Paigntonzoo Posted: 17/01/19 Updated: 16/01/19

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