THE AMERICAN ALLIGATOR CAN BE UP TO EIGHTEEN FEET LONG. THE AMEICAN ALLIGATOR CAN WEIGH UP TO 600 POUNDS.
THE AMERICAN ALLIGATOR CAN LIVE UP TO 50 YEARS.
THE AMERICAN ALLIGATOR EATS FISH, TURTLES, VARIOUS MAMMALS, BIRDS, AND OTHER REPTILES.
THERE ARE ONLY 5 MILLION ALLIGATORS LEFT IN THE UNITED STATES.
The American alligator lives in North America in Florida, Louisiana, Southern Texas, North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. They can live in swamps along the coast, in rivers, and in ponds.
The American alligator uses its claws to climb on land. The American alligator uses its tail to swim in water. The American alligator uses its teeth to rip and tear meat.
Alligators can swim up to 20 mph and can run on land at 30 mph. Alligators have no vocal cords.
Defenders Of The Wild. 2012. WWW.DEFENDERS. ORG