Credit: From the Greenville Zoo. Ladybird

Dentist Called In After Greenville Zoo Elephant Loses Part Of Tusk

2011-01-04 - Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

A Greenville Zoo elephant, Lady Bird, 40, lost part of her right tusk last week, according to zoo officials. In a release, they say the tusk was discovered by zoo staff in the elephant barn when they let her out for exhibit. While they say it is not uncommon for elephants to break off their tusks, Lady Bird had a large crack in what was left of her tusk that concerned staff. “If the pulp canal, the vital portion of the tooth that runs down the center of the tusk, is open via the crack, then th...

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