28 Jul
Mo the lioness undergoes three-hour dental operation in Suffolk

Mo, an 18-year-old lioness, has undergone a three-hour dental operation in Suffolk.  The lioness, who lives at Africa Alive in Kessingland, Suffolk, needed root canal therapy to save two of her canine teeth.  Staff at the zoo said that it isn’t always easy to spot dental problems in lions but…

18 Sep
Giant pandas undergo their first dental checks in Chengdu, China

Going to the dentist can be a nerve-wracking experience, but a group of giant pandas in Chengdu, China has breezed through their first check-up with no problems at all.  A group of around 20 pandas was recently visited by dental experts, who provided a round of routine checks for the…