Animals

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3D Printed Figurines
3D Print your Pet

You want to immortalize your beloved pet? 3D printing service "PetPrints3D" allows you to create a high-quality 3D figurine just from photos.

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Leash of Life
Give a Dog a Bone (Implant) with 3D Printing

Leroy the Great Dane has a new "leash of life" thanks to a 3D printed titanium bone implant which helped him beat cancer.

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3D Printed Ceramic Implant Fuses With Bone to Repair Broken Limbs

Researchers from the University of Sidney have developed a 3D printed ceramic implant that fuses with natural bone. The implant was successfully used to repair large leg fractures in sheep. 

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IFAW Awareness Campaign 3D Prints Endangered Animals

What does 3D printing have to do with endangered wildlife? Three IFAW images tell a compelling story, and help raise awareness in the process.

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San Diego Aquarium Repairs Sea Turtle’s Shell

Boston woman raises animal-love to a whole new level with a $2,500 3D printed chicken prosthetic. Leading candidate for Mother Hen of Year. Pets are important. People get their pets manicures, fancy collars, pricey surgeries. So, what if that pet…is a chicken? Andrea Martin runs the Black Thistle Farm in the Boston area, and this […]

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Patches the Turtle Dons 3D Printed Prosthetic Mask After Facial Injury

The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine 3D prints a resin mask for an injured turtle from the Zoo Knoxville.

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Millie the Greyhound is First Dog in Australia to Receive a 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg

Millie the greyhound is thought to be the first dog in Australia with a 3D printed prosthetic leg, proving prosthetics don't need to be expensive.

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Remora Fish-Inspired 3D Printed Robot Clings to Shark Skin Underwater

Researchers have developed a 3D printed robot that attaches itself to shark skin underwater, enabling improved studying of marine creatures.

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Karl the Hornbill Receives a New 3D Printed Beak Prosthetic

Hornbill, Karl, received a 3D printed prosthetic beak after staff at Smithsonian's National Zoo noticed he was struggling to eat.

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Preserving the Endangered Lemur with 3D Scanning and X-Rays

The Duke Lemur Center is using 3D scanning and micro-computed tomography to preserve lemurs and soon anyone will have access to the files.

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CAD for Cats (and Other Animals)
The CAP Project uses 3D Printing to Help Pets in Need

This heart-warming story of 3D printing coming to the rescue of animals in need will really brighten up your day.

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Animal Avengers Use 3D Printing to Save Victoria the Goose

The Animal Avengers continue in their mission to preserve wildlife; Victoria the goose has a 3D printed beak so she can eat and drink again.

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Cute Labrador Puppy Gets New 3D Printed Tooth

Brazilian “Animal Avengers” save Labrador retriever puppy, Hanna, by giving her a 3D printed tooth free of charge, in the first procedure of its kind.

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3D Printed Eggs Could Save Vultures from Extinction

Vultures are a critically endangered species, but with these 3D printed eggs there's a solution to help them to survive and thrive.

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3D Printing to the Rescue!
11 Animals Helped Out by 3D Printed Prostheses

3D printed prosthetics don't just help out humans. Here is a list of animals who have been aided by 3d printed prostheses, too!

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$2,500 3D Printed Chicken Prosthetic for Cecily the Hen

Boston woman raises animal-love to a whole new level with a $2,500 3D printed chicken prosthetic. Leading candidate for Mother Hen of Year.