An albino alligator in Brazil is being given acupuncture to help treat the over-curvature of his spine and the therapy appears to be going well.
Bino undergoes the ancient treatment once a week at his home at the Sao Paolo Aquarium, and vet Daniela Cervatti said: "His response was wonderful. He was without sensitivity in two or three sections.
"He's already regained sensitivity in his feet and he's started to move more.
"The response we've seen from him has been very gratifying."