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American alligators

Tyler Omoth

American alligators

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Published by Focus Readers in Lake Elmo, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • American alligator

  • About the Edition

    Introduces readers to the life, diet, habitat, behavior, and physical description of American alligators. Colorful spreads, fun facts, diagrams, a range map, and a special reading feature make this an exciting read for animal lovers and report writers alike.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Tyler Omoth
    SeriesAnimals of North America, Animals of North America (Focus Readers (Firm))
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27237570M
    ISBN 101635170273
    ISBN 109781635170276


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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This new series examines the habits, life cycle, and Native Amer /5. Alligators are widely distributed throughout the southeastern United States.

Maximum adult size rarely exceeds m for males and m for females (Woodward et al. American alligators are principally inhabitants of swamps, lakes, and marshes, although they may be found in lower densities along streams and rivers.

In some regions alligators. An iconic American predator, these reptiles grow to thirteen feet or more and can live as long as humans.

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The species is still federally listed American alligators book threatened because it looks like the American crocodile, which is endangered. Virginia Living Museum exhibits American Alligator.

About American Alligator. Federal Threatened. The American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is the largest reptile of North America. Adults may reach a maximum of 18 feet, though the average size is 13 feet for males and 10 feet for females.

"From prehistoric relatives to post-endangered status, Ouchley provides a comprehensive review of the alligator, an iconic southern creature."--Michael K.

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American alligators. American alligators live mostly in the southeast United States. According to the Scholastic Book of World Records, Louisiana has the largest alligator population, with about two million.

Most American alligators live in Louisiana or Florida, which is home to about million : Sauropsida. American alligators were once threatened by extinction, but after being placed on the endangered species list intheir population increased.

This species is now classified as least concern. The main threat to these reptiles today is habitat loss caused by wetland drainage and development. The American alligator is an important keystone. According to the Scholastic Book of World Records, Louisiana has the largest alligator population.

The majority of American alligators inhabit Florida and Louisiana, with over a million alligators in each state. Southern Florida is the only place where both alligators and crocodiles live side by : Reptilia.

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American alligators are the largest reptile to call North America home. Males are usually 13 to 15 feet long and weigh up to 1, pounds. Female American alligators are 8 to 10 feet long. Besides. Alligators are efficient predators and eat just about any animal that comes near, including fish, small mammals, birds and reptiles.

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An iconic American predator, these reptiles grow to thirteen feet or more and can live as long as humans. Alligators are complex creatures, capable of terrific attacks and yet tending to their young in the same gentle way a mother duck looks after her brood.

Once extremely numerous, alligators came close to extinction in the twentieth century Author: Kent A. Vliet, Wayne Lynch. American Alligator. Alligators enjoying the sun's rays. Alligators have remained unchanged for millions of years and their ancestors date back to the time of dinosaurs.

With their long tails, scales, and giant jaws with sharp teeth, these predators are often a symbol of fear in the swamp. American alligators are reptiles, and they are members of the Crocodylia ­order.

In this order are 23 different species, including the American alligator, Caimans and a variety of crocodiles. The basic Crocodylia body form has been around for over million.

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Hampstead theatre, London In Andrew Keatley’s powerful play, a life is destroyed Author: Michael Billington. Alligators are carnivorous reptiles whose primary feeding time is usually at night. Small alligators will eat snails, frogs, insects, and small fish.

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In Florida alone there are an estimated more than 1 million alligators. The United States is the only nation on earth to have both alligators and crocodiles.

American Alligators live in freshwater environments, such as ponds, marshes, wetlands, rivers, and Size: KB. The Hardcover of the American Alligators by Steve Potts at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience.

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In American Alligators: Freshwater Survivors, children relive the inspiring and heroic efforts of people who stepped in to save this remarkable creature when all seemed lost. Through this true tale of wildlife survival, children discover the bold and creative ideas that Americans and their government have used to protect and care for the.

The American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, once on the verge of extinction, has made a tremendous come-back over the past 30 years.

InTexas provided complete protection for the American alligator and classified it as endangered after passage of .American alligators are usually found in freshwater, slow-moving rivers.

They are also found in swamps, marshes, and lakes. Unlike some crocodile species, American alligators can only live in salt water for a short time.

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