Disabled Duck Gets New 3D-printed Webbed Foot

Disabled Duck Gets New 3D-printed Webbed Foot

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duck with foot prosthetic-Feathered Angel SanctuaryBorn with a backward foot, little Buttercup could only walk in great pain — until his owner came up with a novel idea for a duckie prosthetic.

The Feathered Angels Waterfowl Sanctuary in Tennessee amputated his foot and Mike Garey, a software engineer by trade, created a 3D printed mold, used to cast a silicone foot for the lucky duck.

– READ the full story from CNET
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Thanks to Janet Pearlman for submitting the link! – Photo courtesy of Feathered Angels Waterfowl Sanctuary

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