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Alligator - Wikipedia
22 Sep 2023 at 11:39pm
Adult alligators are black or dark olive-brown with white undersides, while juveniles have bright yellow or whitish stripes which sharply contrast against their dark hides, providing them additional camouflage amongst reeds and wetland grasses. No average lifespan for an alligator has been measured. [13]

Alligator | Description, Habitat, Size, Diet, & Facts ...
23 Sep 2023 at 3:21am
Alligators, like other crocodilians, are large animals with powerful tails that are used both in defense and in swimming. Their eyes, ears, and nostrils are placed on top of their long head and project slightly above the water when the reptiles float at the surface, as they often do.

American alligator - Wikipedia
23 Sep 2023 at 3:06am
The American alligator ( Alligator mississippiensis ), sometimes referred to colloquially as a gator or common alligator, is a large crocodilian reptile native to the Southeastern United States. It is one of the two extant species in the genus Alligator, and is larger than the only other living alligator species, the Chinese alligator .

Facts About Alligators | Live Science
23 Sep 2023 at 2:16am
Alligators are large reptiles and members of the order Crocodylia. The two existing species of alligators and the many worldwide species of crocodiles are closely related, and people often...

American Alligator | National Geographic
22 Sep 2023 at 3:15am
The American alligator is a rare success story of an endangered animal not only saved from extinction but now thriving. State and federal protections, habitat preservation efforts, and reduced...

American alligator | Smithsonian's National Zoo
23 Sep 2023 at 12:36am
American alligators live about 50 years in the wild. After they are 4 feet long, alligators are safe from predators except humans and occasionally other alligators. The American alligator is a large crocodilian with an armored body, short legs, a muscular tail and a long, rounded snout.

American Alligator | National Wildlife Federation
22 Sep 2023 at 3:39pm
Description. American alligators are large crocodilians found only in the United States. They can grow to be more than 12 feet (3.6 meters) in length and weigh as much as 1,000 pounds (450 kilograms), with males being slightly larger than females on average.

Alligator (American) - Facts, Diet & Habitat Information
21 Sep 2023 at 12:34pm
Alligators are large, semi-aquatic carnivorous reptiles with four small legs and a very large, long tail. The tail is half the animals total length. Alligators tails help propel them rapidly through the water and is used to make pools of water during the dry seasons called ?gator holes?.

15 Amazing Facts About Alligators - Treehugger
22 Sep 2023 at 1:20am
1. Alligators Are Ancient Ancient crocodile fossil. markchentx / Getty Images Alligators, along with other crocodilians, have undergone very little evolutionary change since the time of the...

American Alligator - National Geographic Kids
22 Sep 2023 at 11:43am
American alligators live in the wild in the southeastern United States. Photograph by Valentin Armianu, Dreamstime Animals Reptiles American alligators once faced extinction. The United...

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