World Turtle News, 02/09/2020
Biologist Grégory Bulté creates 3D printed sex dolls to test mating habits of northern map turtles
Bulté and his team used a 3D printer to create two artificial female ‘sex dolls’ to test the reaction from males in the mood for mating.
One doll was a little smaller than average, and the other was close to the largest size ever recorded for a female mapping turtle.
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Photo from S. Dobson.