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.

To read more: 

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

  • Texoma's Home Page
  • KFDX 3 Weather
  • KFDX 3 Sports
  • TexomasHomepage.com,
  • KFDX 3 Weather
  • KFDX 3 News Instagram
  • TexomasHomepage Mobile App