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American Alligator

Alligator mississippiensis


This guy was small and was with one about a foot longer. This one is about three feet and the other four feet.


The water in florida.


These guys are very dangerous. One that size could bite your arm off. If you are being chased, you have no chance at out running these guys. the only way to out run them is to run in zig zags.

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Aaron_G 9 years ago

Scientific name added.

Aaron_G 9 years ago

Hi there. Since you know the identity of your organism, please go ahead and fill in the scientific name field. This allows the spotting to fully enter the database and become complete, letting groups and individuals use the data and find your spotting. It also takes the spotting off the "unidentified" list. Thank you!

Here's a great Project Noah blog entry that explains the spotting process:

chebeague7 9 years ago

I love it! he looks so fierce!

Mandy Hollman
Mandy Hollman 9 years ago

(Needs to be moved to "Reptiles," though)

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Sanibel, Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 22, 2012
Submitted on Apr 22, 2012

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