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Arizona Gator Gets $6,000 Prosthetic Tail

Mar 12, 2013 (Morning Edition) — Mr. Stubbs (his tail was bitten off years ago) was taken in by the Phoenix Herpetological Society. There, The Arizona Republic reports, an orthopedic care specialist realized a silicone tail could be designed for him. Now, Mr. Stubbs sports a $6,000 prosthetic.

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