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alligators

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How to give an albino alligator a CT scan

Getting an alligator to sit still for a CT scan is a challenge, especially when you know he can't be sedated.

By February 14, 2014

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Secret life of alligators revealed via Crittercam

Wearing National Geographic's Crittercams like backpacks, the endangered American alligator has revealed its mysterious night-time activities.

By January 15, 2014

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Alligator's new prosthetic tail works swimmingly

Mr. Stubbs the alligator gets a prosthetic rubber tail to replace the real one that was bitten off years ago.

By March 12, 2013

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Nexus 4, Google Music and an alligator in Podcast 314

The Google Nexus 4 is on sale this week -- except it isn't, because it's sold out. How did Google mess up the Nexus so badly?

By November 16, 2012

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Want to avoid America's scariest state? Don't live here

Real estate search site Estately.com has arranged our great states from most to least scary based on things like bears, dentists, and yes, clowns.

By July 15, 2014

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Heads up! Crocs like to go climbing

Scientists get a closer look at tree-scaling crocodiles and alligators, and why they seek higher ground.

By February 12, 2014

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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By October 12, 2013

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Is a real-life 'Sharknado' possible?

Over the centuries, the skies have opened to rain forth everything from alligators to pieces of red meat. Perhaps the schlocky sci-fi flick hitting Friday isn't so sci-fi after all?

By August 1, 2013

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Disabled duck gets new 3D-printed foot

Born with a backward foot, little Buttercup could only walk in great pain -- until his owner came up with a novel idea for a duckie prosthetic.

By June 26, 2013

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Gator power: Alligator fat pitched as biodiesel

Millions of pounds of fat from alligators, which are not threatened, is thrown away every year but the fat is more suitable than other animal fats for biodiesel, a study finds.

By August 18, 2011