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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 Feb. 14, 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 Feb. 12, 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 Mar. 12, 2013

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Amazing illusion: Watch water flow like never before

A video shows how a camera trick and a little audio know-how can result in a stunning water spectacle.

By Mar. 13, 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 Jun. 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 Aug. 18, 2011

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Fuego's River Adventure: A Kinect-ish iPad 2 game

Fuego's River Adventure goes hands-free and uses the iPad 2's front-facing camera to capture your body movements as you steer a little guy down an obstacle-filled river.

By Nov. 30, 2011

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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 Nov. 16, 2012

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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 Aug. 1, 2013

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Frogger Fifth Ave. dodges real-time traffic

To mark the birthday of the '80s classic, advertising executive reprograms game to sync to crazy New York traffic in real time.

By Apr. 23, 2012