Three Nile crocodiles have been found in Florida. They are the second largest crocodile and are more dangerous than the native crocodiles and alligators in Florida. bbc.com/news/amp/36349031
Otter capable of killing and eat alligator by drastically wearing out the gator in the fight. The lactic acid build up in the body would intoxicate the gator, eventually killing it. The otter then rips the alligator hide off with its razor sharp claws and eats the gator organs. nationalgeographic.com/ne…
The only place on Earth where both crocodiles and alligators live together is in the United States, in the Florida Everglades. evergladesholidaypark.com…
All modern birds can be considered dinosaurs. An alligator is not. smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
Beavers, alligators, and puffins are catholically considered fish during lent . thefisheriesblog.com/2017…
Alligators can regrow severed limbs smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
Due to its docile behavior and it's hibernation patterns coinciding with the rainy season, it has been suggested the Chinese alligator is a source of inspiration for the folklore of the Chinese dragon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
A group of students from the University of New South Wales "kidnapped" an alligator from the Taronga Zoo as a prank, then collected a Β£100 ransom which went towards establishing the first aboriginal scholarship of the university. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
55 million years ago, the North Pole was more like Miami. Not only were there palm trees and alligator ancestors, the temperature averaged around 74 degrees. cbsnews.com/news/study-no…
Today I learned about a Mississippi born alligator named Saturn. He was gifted to the Berlin Zoo in 1936, escaped during the allied bombing in 1943. British soldiers found Saturn 3 years later and gifted him to the Soviet Union. He died at Moscow Zoo on May 22, 2020 (approx 83 years old) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sat…
After all the local swans were eaten by Alligators a Florida woman wrote to Queen Elizabeth for assistance. The Queen provided two royal Swans. The Swans alive in Lakeland today are their direct descendants. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lak…
Alligators are scared of humans and it's usually safe to swim in most alligator infested waters. A 2010 report tallied all the reported alligator attacks over the 81 years from 1928 to 2009. It found there were only 24 deaths from alligators in the United States, most of them in Florida. bbc.com/earth/story/20160…
Alligators Can High Walk youtu.be/DQ2djvdR9HE
An 9 foot alligator clamped onto the leg of 10-yr-old Florida girl Juliana Ossa. She thought of a plan she'd learned in "Gatorland" where she saw a guy wrestle a gator with its mouth taped. The situation was reversed, so Juliana stuck her fingers up the gator's nose, and it released her leg. nbcnews.com/news/us-news/…
Some animals like Crocodiles, alligators and a few tortoises and turtles do not age physically, and can not die of physical old age. They die of deceases, accidents, predators, and other causes. awesci.com/crocodiles-do-…
Alligators can use tools en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
Most Lizards and Alligators have Two Penises api.nationalgeographic.co…
After Chicago officials failed to capture a rogue alligator for 8 days, Chicago hired Florida Man who caught it in less than 24 hours; locals dubbed the alligator "Chance the Snapper" wgntv.com/2019/07/16/alli…
Crocodiles and alligators are more closely related to birds than they are to lizards or snakes. science.sciencemag.org/co…
In 2016 two alligators were found guarding €500,000 worth of crystal meth, €300,000 in cash, and several firearms in Amsterdam. The owner of the crocodiles was following the law and had the appropriate permits for the animals. dutchnews.nl/news/2016/02…
The creators of Shrek took mud showers to study β€œfluid dynamic simulation” for the movie. The art director also took a trip to a magnolia plantation to learn how to properly render Shrek’s swamp. He was chased by an alligator. seattleweekly.com/film/sh…
From 1889 to 1965, there were alligators in San Jacinto Plaza, El Paso, TX. kfoxtv.com/news/special-a…
An alligator can go two years without feeding by burning fat reserves at the base of it's tail. animals.howstuffworks.com…
Today I learned about an Alligator named Wally, who was found guarding $1.5 million worth of marijuana plants in California abc7.com/archive/8004427/
An alligator’s sex is determined by the temperature the egg is incubated in and not chromosomes. Eggs incubated at 30 Β°C (86 Β°F) or lower produce females; whereas 33 Β°C (93 Β°F) or higher produce males. nature.com/articles/srep1…
American alligators have been known to venture into saltwater to capture prey. They've been spotted muching on nurse sharks, bonnethead sharks, lemon sharks, and Atlantic stingrays. nationalgeographic.com/ne…
Alligator Snapping Turtles can live over 150 years, and some have been found with musketballs and flint arrowheads in their shells reptilesmagazine.com/Rept…
Saturn, an American Alligator born in 1936, who is rumored to have been a favorite of Hitler. After the Battle of Berlin he was captured by the British and given to the Soviets. He was moved to Moscow Zoo after the war where he still lives today. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sat…
Today I learned of Wally, the licensed "Emotional Support Alligator" of PA Marine Corps veteran Joie Henney; Wally was approved by Henney's doctor when he refused anti-depressant medication. When not out on his ESA leash, Wally eats chicken wings and watches tv from his 300-gallon pond inside Henney's home. inquirer.com/news/alligat…
Alligators love marshmallows. Tour companies regularly use them to reward gators who come close to the boat. blog.nationalgeographic.o…
The Florida Everglades is the only environment on earth in which Alligators and Crocodiles coexist evergladesholidaypark.com…
The Archbishop of New Orleans ruled that Alligator meat is classified as fish, so Catholics can eat it on Fridays during Lent. catholicnewsagency.com/am…
Crocodiles but not alligators are capable of skin color change nature.com/articles/s4159…
Their is a 110-acre alligator and crocodile themed Park in Florida called Gatorland. The park features thousands of alligators and crocodiles, a breeding marsh where it was used for filming the movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and known for buying and rescuing nuisance alligators. gatorland.com/
An alligator terrorizing Chicago locals was captured and named Chance the Snapper by the local Herpetological society en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
There is an emotional support alligator named Wally who comforts the elderly and children that have disabilities. people.com/pets/emotional…
Alligators swallow rocks to stay under water longer. sciencemag.org/news/2019/…
A man once jumped into alligator infested waters, screamed "F*ck you alligators" and was subsequently eaten alive audioburst.com/burst/1073…
The oldest living Alligator, "Muja" in the Belgrade Zoo, not only survived WW2 (where the Belgrade zoo was almost totally destroyed) but also the 1999 NATO bombings during the war in Serbia, 54 years later. He is estimated to be at least 80 years old. But there are no records of his DOB. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muj…
Alligators survive in freezing temperatures but sticking the tip of their mouths above water to breathe and entering a state called Brumation. They can survive like this for several months until the temperature finally warms up. youtube.com/watch?v=cTw3x…
During the Civil War there was a Union version of the song Dixie that started, "Away down South in the land of traitors, rattlesnakes and alligators." youtu.be/A5ra9cXx1-o
A Florida man tossed an alligator through a drive-thru window. He was charged with β€œassault with a deadly weapon.” washingtonpost.com/news/p…
Babe Ruth's career changing home run was over 500ft and landed in an Alligator Farm. mlb.com/cut4/babe-ruth-hi…
A Texas man was asked not to swim in a marina due to sightings of an alligator. He responded with "F#$k that alligator" before diving in the water. He was immediately killed by an alligator. gawker.com/fuck-that-alli…
The Largest Alligator caught currently holding the modern day World Record is 15 ft & 1011.5 lbs. Caught in the ALA. River. Taxidermists autopsied the beast and found an ENTIRE WHOLE DEER in its stomach. Also found, small squirrels swallowed whole as well. The deer is est. to have been 3 y/o. wideopenspaces.com/world-…
That, despite having the largest US alligator population, it has been more than 200 years since the first and last Louisianan died to an alligator. heraldguide.com/editorial…
Crocodiles can live to 70-100 years while alligators live 30-50 years. Gators can reach about 15 feet and crocs can grow to about 20. The Florida Everglades is the only place in the world where the two coexist. evergladesholidaypark.com…
The alligator gar, a toothy, narrow-snouted fish, is the largest, native, freshwater predator in N America. A new study from the University of Chicago reveals fascinating details about how the gar feeds, both by snapping its powerful jaws and surprisingly using suction to vacuum its prey inside youtu.be/kHtK5747t0w
There are only about 25 albino alligators in the world, all in captivity. They have poor eyesight and lack the pigment melanin, so they appear white. One of them is Claude, who resides in the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
Unlike alligators, crocodiles' tongues are attached to the roof of their mouth. So an alligator can stick out its tongue, but a crocodile cannot. theguardian.com/lifeandst…

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