How Modern Technology Saved This Turtle,After Losing Most Of Her Shell?

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With the help of veterinarians, 3D designers, and a local artist, Freddy the tortoise was able to receive a hand-painted, 3D-printed hull after losing most of her shell in a devastating forest fire.

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credit: Animal Avengers

Freddy was found after the fire left him with burned forelegs and a damaged hull. Freddy had lost 85 percent of her shell, and over the next months, it continued falling off.

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credit: Animal Avengers

The Animal Avenger team that helped Freddy consisted of four veterinarians, a dentist, and a graphic designer.

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Using the most advanced technology, the “Animal Avengers” created a new shell.Freddy had lost 85% of her shell during the forest fire!

Subsequently, the new shell was surgically implanted onto Freddy’s back, but it was an unnatural white color.

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