The four-hour operation took place at Miami’s Metrozoo.
The giant male predator, dubbed Robo Croc after the operation left it with a significant amount of metal dotted around its face, was close to death after having its head crushed by a car in the Florida Keys last year.
‘Robo Croc’ the crocodile has reconstructive surgery after car accident
Unable to move its jaw, the distressed animal had not eaten for three months.
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