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REVISED APRIL 2017

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

For Learning and Practical Benefit*

 

Below are links to several resources you may ifnd of interest, whether related to the alligator directly or indirectly, or to wildlife found in the reptile's range. Click on the link at each entry to access the website for that resource.

 

 

Alligators and other Crocodylia

 

Alligator RegulationThe partially submerged head of a large alligator. & Welfare

Index of U.S. State government wildlife agencies. This index includes phone numbers and links for wildlife agencies in the 10 states in which alligators are native.

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Alligator Management. Lots of official information on regulations and programs for alligator management.

Croc Rescue Network. This quasi-formal network of crocodilian professionals helps finds qualified homes for unwanted alligators, caimans and crocodiles, mostly those which originate in the commercial pet trade.

 

Alligator Study

Bibliography of the American Alligator. Search a large index of literature on, or related to, the subject of the American Alligator.

Filmography of the American Alligator. Search an index of film and video presentations on. or related to. the subject of the American Alligator.

 

Conservation & Crocodylia

World Conservation Union (IUCN). This is the United Nations-accredited international body that operates at the forefront of conservation strategies and public education.

Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG). A part of the IUCN, this body of experts spans the globe and works together to plan initiatives and achieve conservation goals for all species of crocodilians, alligators among them.

AZA Crocodilian Advisory Group (CAG). This organization of crocodilian experts is part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and represents an organized effort to conserve endangered animals in zoological institutions and in tghe wild.

Gharial Conservation Alliance (GCA). The Alliance is dedicated to the conservation of the crtiically endangered Gharial crocodile, which is native to parts of Asia.

Tomistoma Task Force (TTF). The Task Force concentrates its efforts on the conservation of the vulnerable Tomistoma species that is native to southeast Asia.

Mabuwaya Foundation. This organization is committed to the conservation of the crtically endangered Phillippine crocodile.

World Conservation Society (WCS): Siamese Crocodile. This page of the Society's website addresses its efforts to conserve the critically endangered Siamese crocodile of southeast Asia.

World Conservation Society (WCS): Chinese Alligator. This page of the Society's website addresses its efforts to conserve the critically endangered Chinese alligator.

Chinese Alligator. "The Alligator's 'Sibling' in China" is a brief summary of one of the word's most endangered crocodilians

Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Programme (CCCP). This program of Fauna & Flora International (FFI) seeks to conserve the critically endangered Siamese crocodile.

The Orinoco Crocodile Project. This project, part of Great Wilderness, is dedicated to the conservation of the endangered Orinoco crocodile of Venezuela.

CrocBite: Worldwide Crocodilian Attack Database. This is an ongoing endeavor to compile all reported attacks by any crocodilian species on a human.

Directory of Veterinarians Who Treat Crocodilians. This is a list of veterinary  clinicians worldwide who specilaize in treating crocodilians.

 

 

Living Among Wildlife in Southeastern USA

 

Caimans (Alligator Relatives Nonnative in Florida)

The Alligator's Nonnative Cousin in Florida. "The Alligator's Nonnative Cousin in Florida", a species summary of the Spectacled caiman in Florida.

 

Snakes

Venomous Snakes of Florida & Snakebite Treatment. An excellent site to visit to learn about snake safety from herpetologist Greg Longhurst, a good friend of the author of this website.

 

Bears

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Living with the Florida Black Bear".

University of Florida IFAS Extension. "Living with the Florida Black Bear: A Homeonwer's Guide to Nuisance Bear Prevention".

 

Panthers

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Living in Panther Country".

 

Raccoons

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Living with Raccoons".

 

Deer

University of Florida IFAS Extension. "Managing Conflicts with Wildlife: Living with Deer".

 

Mosquitoes

University of Florida IFAS Extension. "Florida Resident's Guide to Mosquito Control".

 

 

* These links are provided for informational purposes only; the presence of a link to a website published by another entity does not indicate any formal association of LivingAmongAlligators.com with that entity and should not be construed as such indication.

 

 

 

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