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Buttercup The Duck Gets New 3D Printed Foot (PHOTOS)


Offbeat  (tags: Buttercup, duck, 3D-printed foot, photos, goodnews, feathered angels waterfowl sanctuary )

BarbCat
- 450 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
duck with a backward foot is getting a second chance, thanks to 3D printing technology. Buttercup, born last year in a high school biology lab, has been unable to walk properly after his deformed foot only partially developed. He was just.....



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Christeen Anderson (493)
Friday June 28, 2013, 5:09 pm
Buttercup is awesome and I hope he likes his new foot. Thank you.
 

Pat B. (354)
Friday June 28, 2013, 5:14 pm
Good news for Buttercup.!! He's adorable, BTW.! Thanks, Barb for this.
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1650)
Friday June 28, 2013, 5:21 pm
I am going to try to stay on top of his story so I can let everyone know the outcome!!
 

Julia R. (290)
Friday June 28, 2013, 6:02 pm
Buttercup is just adorable! So glad to hear that he will not have to suffer because of 3D printing technology. It is is just amazing and inspiring, too, seeing technology being used for such good causes!
 

iveta cer (69)
Friday June 28, 2013, 9:45 pm
Buttercup is lucky duckling , thanks Barb :)
 

Nancy Black (302)
Friday June 28, 2013, 10:00 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared. Amazing what modern medicine can do.
 

Katka Oelmann (215)
Friday June 28, 2013, 10:24 pm
Amazing. Thank you for sharing Barb.
 

Lydia W. (172)
Friday June 28, 2013, 11:14 pm
Thanks Barb , Wishing all the best for Buttercup .
 

Carol Dreeszen (364)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 1:35 am
That's awesome! But WHY was it born in a Biology lab!? That sounds weird! Thanks Barb!!
 

Carol D. (109)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 1:36 am
Thats amazing what they can do Hope its much more comforatable for him
thanks Barb noted
 

. (6)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 1:56 am
How neat, a perfect foot! I'm sure he'll be more comfortable with the new foot. Thanks Barb!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 2:09 am
noted thank you
 

Lynn D. (0)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 2:40 am
Nice, thanks for info!
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 2:48 am
bizarre
 

Veronique L. (214)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 3:09 am
Awesome! ♥
 

Anita B. (69)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 3:20 am
What's going wrong with Nature?
 

Carol H. (229)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 4:52 am
thanks Barb, good story!!
 

Kay M. (351)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 9:33 am
awesome. thanks, barb.
 

aj E. (164)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 10:50 am
wonderful.
 

DORIS L. (61)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 12:44 pm
Buttercup is one lucky ducky! Shared this on facebook.
 

Laura T. (109)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 8:18 pm
wow that's great!
 

Dale O. (190)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 8:55 pm
Delightful, glad that things are better for you Buttercup!
 

Ana R (220)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 1:00 am
 

Angelika R. (143)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 4:10 am
Poor Buttercup-amazing story and fantastic what modern technology can get accomplished. thx
 

Sara P. (57)
Monday July 1, 2013, 7:17 am
What a lucky creature! :) Too cute, thanks for sharing Barb!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 7:12 am
Poor baby, may God protect him always.
 

Karen Bennick (139)
Friday July 5, 2013, 11:05 pm
I hope he prospers.



 

Debbie Crowe (78)
Wednesday July 10, 2013, 2:17 am
I am so happy for Buttercup! In the photos of him swimming, he looks like he is having the time of his life! Way to go, Buttercup!
Thanks Barb!
 
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