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Meet the Amazing Alligator

 

 

Introduction  |  Taxonomy, Phylogeny & Etymology  |  Distribution & Population  |  Ecology

  Anatomy & Physiology  |  Diet & Digestion  |  Thermoregulation  |  Reproduction  |  Neonate Care  |  Ethology

Survival  |  Human Conflict  |  Cultural & Commercial Impact  |  Conservation

Appendices

Prime Observation Locations  |  Bibliography  |  Filmography  |  Suggested Publications  |  References

 

SPECIES PROFILE

An alli gator afloat in water reflecting the gold of a sunset.AMERICAN ALLIGATOR

Alligator mississippiensis

 

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Reptilia

Superorder: Crocodylomorpha

Order: Crocodilia

Family: Alligatoridae

Genus: Alligator

 

(Image: istockphoto/LarryLynch)

 

 

13. Conservation

 

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