Hermit Crabs’ new housing option: 3D plastic shells

Global housing shortages are on the rise, and our little friends, the hermit crabs, are impacted too. Thanks to a collaboration between Makerbot (whose 3D printing machine Replicator was featured last month) and TeamTeamUSA, Project Shellter was born. Hermit crabs can now move into biogradable plastic shells instead of making dangerous bottles or shotgun shells their homes.

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