Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle
Author: Deborah Lee Rose, Jane Veltkamp
Publisher: Persnickety Press
Release Date: August 27, 2017
Meet Beauty, the bald eagle that made world news when she was injured, rescued and received a 3D-printed prosthetic beak. Follow Beauty's brave and inspiring story as she grows up in the wild, is rescued after being illegally shot, and receives a new beak specially engineered by a human team including a raptor biologist, engineer and dentist. Learn more about how bald eagles as a species came back from near extinction, and about nationwide efforts to conserve this American symbol.