Tortoise Gets Prosthetic Shell After Surviving Forest Fire

(ANIMAL VIDEO/TURTLES/TORTOISES) Freddy the female tortoise lost 85 percent of her shell in a devastating forest fire. She not only survived the blaze, but she also made it through two bouts of pneumonia and not eating for 45 days. Luckily with the help of veterinarians, 3D designers, and a local artist, Freddy was able to receive a hand-painted, 3D-printed replacement–the world’s first 3D-printed tortoise shell! — Global Animal