Alligator

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 35 - About 350 Essays
  • Good Essays

    Crocodiles Vs Alligators According to the National Park Service crocodiles and alligators belong to a group of reptiles called crocodilians, which are the largest of the living reptiles. Crocodiles and alligators are often mistaken for one another, because of their vast amount of similarities. How do people tell them apart? Crocodiles are considered an endangered species. They live in fresh or brackish water. Such as river estuaries, coastal lagoons, and mangrove swamps. The crocodile is distinguishable from its relative, the American alligator, by its long v shaped snout, its olive green or brown color, and its two long teeth that stick out from its jaw when its closed. Crocodiles eat small mammals, fish, crabs, frogs, insects, and birds.…

    • 453 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Alligator Transcript

    • 1213 Words
    • 5 Pages

    Transcript Transcript of American Alligator (Alligator mississippiens) SCIN 130 Power Point presentation by Serena L. Sobolewski Introduction: The organism that I have chosen for this assignment is an animal, of the crocodilian family, called the American Alligator. The scientific name is Alligator mississipiens In Spanish it is is called El Legarto, meaning the lizard. The habitat preferred by the American Alligator is fresh water swamps, marshes, rivers, lakes, and occasionally smaller…

    • 1213 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Alligators vs. Crocodiles Have you ever looked at a swamp and wonder if it was a crocodile you were observing or an alligator? If so then this essay will show you many differences to tell which is which it will also tell you various various similarities to why people mistake them for one another. They both have a lot of similar features and actions like rough skin and have some differences to help you tell you which you are looking at like most alligators have round snouts and crocodiles have…

    • 454 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    Again he was relieved to find that Pablo was still asleep because he caused so much trouble for him. The thing that Diego hated most about Pablo is that he thought that he was the best snake in the Amazon, so he bullies every snake, with an exception for his friends. The one thing Pablo was afraid of, however, was the fearsome alligators who lived in the regional river. The reason for this is because the alligators had big sharp teeth, scary green skin, strong jaws and a big, long body compared…

    • 857 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Alligator Bait

    • 371 Words
    • 2 Pages

    When you think of babies what do you think of? Gentalness, cuteness? Imagine a baby being harm. No one wants to put a baby in harms way. Back during slavery alligator hunters would take the slave babies and use them aas alligator bait. This shows how nonimportant African Americans were. Slaves would have their babies and as soon as the mothers leavet their babies unattendedand slave hunters would snatch their babies up. Infants and toddlers were mostlty used to use as bait. The babies were…

    • 371 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Alligator Chlamydosaurus

    • 2299 Words
    • 10 Pages

    HERPETOLOGY ASSIGNMENT 2 1. List the scientific and common names of 2 different species of crocodilians, and produce a series of 10 bullet points below the name, listing interesting and important facts that relate to each of those species. Species 1 - American Alligator, Mississippi Alligator, Pike-headed alligator, "gator" (Alligator mississippiensis) (Britton 2009a) Picture: Figure 1 - Alligator mississippiensis(Hillman 2004) 1. Alligator mississippiensis of the order Crocodylia and the…

    • 2299 Words
    • 10 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Decent Essays

    rejecting tradition. What approached from the forest is the alligator horse charged with all the privileges and rights of American citizenship (MCNEASE, 2013). The alligator horse was arisen somewhere else and thus originated from far off prepared to exercise his privileges and rights. Nevertheless, he was a quite unexpected consequence of the clarification’s rumors. As illustrated by Ray Allen, however, Turner’s recall ‘was fallible just as that possessed by the majority of humans, endowing a…

    • 694 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    Alligator Attack Essay

    • 535 Words
    • 3 Pages

    The first tip to avoiding an alligator attack is to avoid the animal’s territory. This may seem obvious, but it is surprising how many people ignore clear signs of alligators such as: nests, eggs, or even adult alligators. If, by happenstance, a person falls into a body of water containing the carnivores, remain calm. If he or she begins to thrash in the water, the splashing will attract the alligators toward them. While the animals tend to avoid larger prey, they may attempt to grab a limb from…

    • 535 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Crocodile Vs Alligator

    • 526 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Left nearly unchanged for over 240 million years, crocodiles, alligators, and other crocodilia are basically our version of modern day dinosaurs (Graaf). Both lay eggs, both are territorial predators, and both are enormous reptilian animals. Yet despite their numerous similarities they differ in a few significant key area that it’s no wonder that they are commonly confused for one another. Although crocodiles and alligators are part of the same reptilian order, they are different due to they’re…

    • 526 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    It is not the kind of news you expect when you are in Disneyland and what you’d like to see are mascots. But recently, the real thing showed up that turned the fantasy land into a realistic nightmare. The body of a 2 year old toddler, from Nemaska, was mauled and dragged into the lake by an alligator at Walt Disney World, Florida. According to CNN, the body has been recovered later in the afternoon. It’s not the usual alligator you’d see walking around signing autographs or taking selifes with…

    • 310 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 35