Presentation on theme: "They are: Mammals Fish Reptiles Birds Amphibians There are five different groups of animals with backbones."— Presentation transcript:
They are: Mammals Fish Reptiles Birds Amphibians There are five different groups of animals with backbones.
An alligator is cold -blooded. They breathe using lungs. The alligators skin is covered in scales. The alligator has babies by laying eggs. There are things that make me know that an alligator is a reptile.
The alligator is black and gray. It looks like a lizard. He has 80 sharp teeth. He has 40 teeth on the top. He has 40 teeth on the bottom. The teeth are sharp because they need them to catch their food. They are meat eaters. They need sharp teeth to chew their food.
An alligator can run using their powerful legs. They have 5 toes on the front. They have 4 toes on the back. They have a strong tail that whips around. The tail and feet help the alligator swim.
Alligators fight because they want their own food. Alligator moms and dads live together. They lays eggs. Then the little ones will hatch.
They hatch from eggs. They have hard plates covering the top of their body. Alligators are in the same family as Crocodiles.