An alligator nicknamed 'Mr. Stubbs' has an interesting "tale" about his interesting tail.
He came to an Arizona rehabilitation center without a tail and has lived there without it for several years. Vets believe he likely lost it to the bite of another gator.
Losing a tail can be difficult and potentially dangerous for alligators. They need it to swim and help them stay afloat.
With the help from a group of researchers and doctors, Mr. Stubbs can swim again because of a new prosthetic tail. It took more than a year to develop.
Mr. Stubbs currently lives at the Phoenix Herpetological Society.