3D printed footwear lets injured African penguin waddle again – Daily Mail Online

With the help of her new 3D-printed footwear, Purps the African penguin can walk again.The 23-year-old bird lives at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut, and suffered an ankle injury during a scuffle with another penguin.

Now, she’s been suited with a boot that is flexible and sturdy, and will allow the penguin to walk and swim like all the others.

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