Burned in a Fire, This Tortoise Got a New 3-D-Printed Shell
When Freddy the tortoise was nearly burned to death in a house fire, no one expected her to make it. But a team of scientists and techies banded together to map out, print, and paint a very special shell for her. In fact, it's the first time a 3-D printer has saved a tortoise's life! See exactly how they designed a custom-printed shield for this little gal.