Getting hit by boats can make a sea turtle float. While the animal is still alive, it can’t dive, leaving it in constant danger. This condition has become known as turtle “Bubble Butt Syndrome.” Now, Gabriela Queiroz Miranda, 18, has invented a device to help an injured turtle dive again. She’s designed a weighted turtle vest.

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