Nature

Sea Turtle With One Flipper Gets New Rudder Prosthetic

Clip: Season 32 Episode 14 | 4m 27s

Sea Turtle Inc. Director Jeff George introduces Allison, a 70-pound sea turtle who lost three of her flippers in a predator attack. Thanks to the advocacy of a 21-year-old intern, Allison has received a prosthetic rudder made out of carbon fiber to create drag in the water and allow her to swim freely.

Aired: 04/09/14

Rating: NR

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