9 inspiring animals that use prosthetics
Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM
Prosthetics have changed the lives of disabled people since the ancient Egyptians first pioneered the idea, but only recently have prosthetic limbs and other artificial devices been used to assist animals. Our pets and farm animals are common recipients, but scientists have also created prosthetics for endangered species to ensure their survival. Here's our list of nine inspiring animals that benefited from happier, fuller lives thanks to a prosthesis.