Duck Waddles Again Thanks to 3-D Printed Foot

Buttercup was fitted with the prosthetic after being born with a backward foot.
0:37 | 07/01/13

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3-D printing may be all the rage in tech circles but it's also gaining a foothold in the animal kingdom. But it cut the -- was born different -- left foot was backwards at birth forcing the duckling to hobble around. Butter cup was in constant pain and often suffered from cuts and foot infections at the waterfowl sanctuary. Caretakers eventually had to amputate the foot for health reasons now butter -- is getting -- second chance with help from 3-D printing. After scanning butter -- sisters -- 3-D printing company made of silicone Christie says and gusts -- to hold it in place butter cup is no longer the ugly duckling.

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