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"Bino," Brazil's albino alligator, gets acupuncture for bad back (VIDEO)

Brazil's albino alligator opts for alternative medicine.

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An alligator floats in a pond on Aug. 5, 2010 in the Everglades National Park, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Joe Raedle/AFP/Getty Images)

"Bino," Brazil's six-year-old albino alligator, has started to do acupuncture weekly for an over-curvature of his spine, according to the International Business Times

The alligator, one of two albinos born in a large litter, has been under the care of the Sao Palo aquarium since 2007. The acupuncture therapy is reportedly helping his condition (according to Reuters, he has scoliosis and kyphosis).

Here's the video, translated by Britain's Independent

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/130815/bino-brazils-albino-alligator-gets-acupuncture-bad-back