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Sea turtle with bubble butt syndrome can't fart

Posted at 10:40 AM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 11:40:32-04

If you're wondering who farted, the answer is not Seemore.

Seemore is a sea turtle who can't fart after getting hit by a boat in 2009. She has what's called 'bubble boat syndrome' from the accident, which hinders her from releasing built up gas.

Since her accident she's been rescued and taken to SEA LIFE at Mall of America.

Aside from farting, Seemore also has difficulty swimming properly. That's why a group of students from the University of Minnesota created a one-of-a-kind 3D printed backpack for her.

The backpack provides comfort for Seemore and aids in her swimming ability. The new technology has the potential to help hundreds of other sea turtles who also suffer from bubble butt syndrome.

So, Seemore can now swim more comfortably but unfortunately, it seems her tooting issue has yet to be resolved.