Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Winter the dolphin gets bionic tail

As she glides through the water, Winter the dolphin appears to be completely normal. But she is the world's first bionic sea creature after being fitted with an artificial tail.

Only closer inspection reveals the dolphin's rear end is entirely prosthetic.


Winter, an Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin, lost her own tail after being caught in a harsh crab trap.


She was found at just two-months old in 2006, floating in distress off the coast of Florida.


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Source: Telegraph.co.uk