When Freddy the tortoise was caught in a bush fire in Brazil, his chances of survival were slim. But thanks to a group of pioneering surgeons known as The Animal Avengers, Freddy survived his ordeal and is now the proud owner of the world’s first 3D-printed shell!
“Freddy was the first tortoise in the world to receive a fully rebuilt hull and the first creature that we, as a newly formed group of animal rescuers, decided to help,” said Designer Cicero Moraes, a member of the volunteer group based in Sao Paulo. He designed the shell by reconstructing a 3D computer image based on various pictures he took of Freddy. He then sent the design to Dr. Paulo Miamoto, a dental surgeon, who turned the design into reality with a 3D printer. And as you can see, Freddie looks more than happy in his newly printed home!
Freddie The Tortoise Is Lucky To Be Alive After Getting Burned In A Bush-Fire
His Shell Was Badly Damaged, So A Group Of Volunteers Made Him A New One With A 3D printer!
The Group Calls Themselves The Animal Avengers, And As You Can See, Their Skills Are Superhuman
The New Shell Fitted Freddy The Tortoise Perfectly, But It Needed A Little Color
So The Team Hand-Painted It To Look As Natural As Possible
It Looks Just As Good As The Real Thing!
The Animal Avengers Assemble Includes Four Vets, One Dental Surgeon, And A 3D Designer
The Real Avengers Are Nothing Compared To This Superhero Team!
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