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American Alligator

Alligator mississippiensis

Description:

The American Alligator is one of the largest reptiles in North America. Their most powerful weapons are their jaws and tail. They make very good parents: practically swallowing their young in a pouch to protect them and coming to their aid when they are called.

Habitat:

Swamp

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Augusta, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Mar 23, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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