Check out This Tortoise with the World’s First 3D-Printed Shell

Freddy the tortoise lost 85 percent of his shell in a forest fire.

Photo Credit: Animal Avengers

I, for one, did not know that is what a tortoise looks like under its shell.

But clearly that is terrible for Frankie – so the Animal Avengers custom designed a new shell for him, and he was fitted with the hand-painted finished product.

Photo Credit: Science Alert

Photo Credit: Science Alert

Looks pretty realistic!

These real-life Avengers are a team of vets and designers who extend the lives of seriously injured animals by creating custom prosthetics.

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h/t: Bored Panda, Daily Mail