Gallery description : alligator

Alligator usually inhabits marsh and swampland. It has a scales skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. Alligator which methodical name is alligator mississippiensis is 2.5cm - 4.5m (8ft - 15ft). The maximum speed it is able to reach is 24kph (15mph). The average weight of the alligator is 181kg - 363kg (400lbs - 800lbs). The life span is 30 - 60 years.

Facts about alligators
NameAlligator
ClassReptilia
Life Span30 - 60 years
Skin TypeScales
Top Speed24kph (15mph)
GroupReptile
HabitatMarsh and swampland
LifestyleDiurnal/nocturnal
FamilyAlligatoridae
Size (L)2.5cm - 4.5m (8ft - 15ft)
GenusAlligator
Common NameAlligator
Scientific NameAlligator mississippiensis
Conservation StatusLeast concern
PreyFish, snakes, turtles
PredatorsHuman, birds, raccoon
DietCarnivore
KingdomAnimalia
Water TypeFresh, brackish
ColourGreen, grey, black, brown, yellow
Average Clutch Size35
Weight181kg - 363kg (400lbs - 800lbs)
PhylumChordata
OrderCrocodilia
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Description Alligator. Description Alligator animal alligatoridae.jpg
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