Here is an amazing story combining Autodesk Memento software and 3D printing to help save endangered tortoise lives in the American Southwest.
Conservationists are using new technology to study what eats the slow-moving critters—and then tricking those predators into stopping.
“A team in the South Western U.S. is using 3-D printed tortoise shells to help the dwindling desert tortoise population. But these aren’t replacements for damaged shells. They’re high-tech decoys, designed to confuse one of the tortoise’s worst predators.”