3D-printed shoes give ageing birds a new lease of life

Birds of prey suffering from a condition known as “bumblefoot” have been successfully treated with 3D-printed shoes The treatment involves creating customised silicone shoes cast from 3D printed moulds It is a result of a two-year collaboration between the Jurong Bird Park and the Keio-NUS Cute Centre   SINGAPORE — Two geriatric birds of prey afflicted with a foot disease known as “bumblefoot” have successfully recovered from their condition with the help of 3D-printed shoes…
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