Moving is can be a huge undertaking. However, if you’re a hermit crab your house goes wherever you do, and moving into a new house is as easy as finding a new shell. For humans, it isn’t quite so easy. While we are beginning to look into the development of 3D printed houses, hermit crabs have been moving into them for a few years already.
The ad features hermit crabs examining and moving into 3D printed shells with actual miniature houses on their backs, as you can see below:
Artem utilized Stratasys 3D printing technology, which allowed them to design and produce shells that closely mimicked real shells in both look and feel in order to attract real crabs.