2There are five different groups of animals with backbones. They are: Mammals Fish Reptiles Birds Amphibians
3There are things that make me know that an alligator is a reptile. An alligator is cold -blooded. They breathe using lungs. The alligator’s skin is covered in scales. The alligator has babies by laying eggs.
5AppearanceThe 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 .
6AppearanceAn 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.
7Social habitsAlligators fight because they want their own food. Alligator moms and dads live together. They lays eggs. Then the little ones will hatch.
8Interesting FactsThey hatch from eggs.They have hard plates covering the top of their body .Alligators are in the same family as Crocodiles.