Turtle maimed by brutal shark encounter gets prosthetic flippers

Keepers at the Suma Aqualife Park in the Japanese city of Kobe are trying to help a loggerhead turtle swim normally again.

Turtle maimed by brutal shark encounter gets prosthetic flippers

Science Recorder | Kramer Phillips | Saturday, February 16, 2013

A loggerhead turtle maimed by a brutal encounter with a shark is swimming again thanks to a pair of prosthetic flippers. CNN reports that Yu-chan modeled her new flippers Monday at the Suma Aqualife Park in the Japanese city of Kobe... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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