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    American Alligators Scientific Classification Kingdom – Animalia Phylum - Chordata Sub-Phylum – Vertebrata Class – Reptilia Order – Crocodylia Family – Alligatoridae Genus – Alligator Species – A. mississippiensis Scientifically named as A. mississippiensis is at the top of the food chain as no other animal preys upon them except armed humans. They inhabit in fresh water swamps, marshes, river, lakes and canals. Can be found throughout the southeastern United States from the coastal swamps of North and South Carolina, throughout Florida and west to Texas. They provide an important role in the food chain as they not only do prevent overpopulation of certain prey species in their environment…

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    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…

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    Turtle Vs Alligator

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    Have you ever wondered what are the similarities and differences between an alligator snapping turtle and an american alligator? They have similar diets,traits,and a habitat crave for freshwater. Although, there also many differences between the two. For example, both reptiles have a way of protecting themselves, but each animal has a different trait that does just that. …

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    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…

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    Alligator Transcript

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    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…

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    of a different kind of “dangerous predator” while swimming in the refreshing coastal waters. When individuals think of the threats of Floridian water, flashes of Jaws movie clips go through their minds, but a more abundant population of semiaquatic reptilians poses a greater threat. The United States hosts one native species of both alligator and crocodile, respectively named the American alligator and the American crocodile. American alligators are present in all sixty-seven counties in Florida…

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    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…

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    River Otter Family

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    lethal blows to prey. They also have large molars for crushing items like mollusk shells. In the past river otters were found in most of the river, lakes, and drainage systems throughout the United States and Canada. Due to pollution and urban sprawl their range was significantly reduced. These factors caused river otters to now be nonexistent or rare in 12 states across the U.S. They are now found throughout North America in the Pacific Northwest, Atlantic states, Gulf of Mexico, inland…

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    Alligator Bait

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    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…

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    study the Clarks presented African American children with Black and White dolls and asked them a series of questions, such as which doll was the prettiest, smartest, dumbest, and dirtiest. They found that African American children consistently attributed more positive traits to the White dolls and negative ones to the Black dolls” (Mio, 205-206). This experiment was so powerful and groundbreaking that it was utilized in The Brown vs Board of Education decision by the Supreme Court that…

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