Tail-less Alligator Gets New Tail

Published 03/11 2013 11:17AM

Updated 03/11 2013 11:20AM



(KPNX) It was a first look at history in the making watching an alligator learning to use his prosthetic tail.

Named Mr. Stubbs, he was confiscated in Scottsdale, Arizona where simply owning a gator in the state is illegal.

He learned to swim by doggie paddling at the Phoenix Herpetological Society.

Then science stepped in with an idea to build him a tail.

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