Bald Eagle Gets Prosthetic Beak, Much Like Uncle Sam’s Bionic Plasma Arm

Bald Eagle Gets Prosthetic Beak, Much Like Uncle Sam’s Bionic Plasma Arm

Remember that bald eagle that had its beak shot off by a poacher? Well, it finally got its prosthetic beak, and it’s back in action.


Found in a landfill starving to death, unable to feed herself, “Beauty” the eagle had its fake beak designed by engineer Nate Calvin. It’s just a temporary solution, albeit one that seems to be working pretty well so far. The next step is making a new, more permanent one that’ll be tougher. After that, they’ll track down the poacher who did this and have Beauty peck his eyes out with its prosthetic superbeak. Poetic justice. [The Sun via Boing Boing]