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Synonyms for alligator

leather made from alligator's hide

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either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts

crack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application

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Government regulations, a state listing of the American alligator as a "species of special concern," and the advent of farms that grow the reptiles for meat and leather have all helped Florida's population of wild alligators bounce back.
alligator farms reported substantial economic losses and at least one human case of fever due to WNV outbreaks in juvenile American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) (19, 20: L.
Serum concentrations of various environmental contaminants and their relationship to sex steroid concentrations and phalius size in juvenile American alligators.
4a) has been reported as a parasite of American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis.
American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis Daudin; Crocodylia: Alligatoridae) have been raised commercially in the south for many years.
the states require that CITES tags with a unique non-reusable number be attached to each legally harvested American alligator skin prior to export.
Alterations in sexually dimorphic biotransformation of testosterone in juvenile American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) from contaminated lakes.
No North American alligator had ever been diagnosed with the infection, but then again North American alligators hadn't had much of a chance to catch it.
The number, density and distribution of juvenile and adult American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) were determined from 3 April to 27 May 1998 at the Welder Wildlife Refuge in San Patricio County, Texas.
To find out, Kelly procured a few dead American alligators from the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana, one of which was more than 13 feet (4 meters) long.
Julie Scardina, Animal Ambassador for SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Discovery Cove, helped Sergeant's and NWF celebrate the launch of the Protected Wildlife Animal Series dog toys by bringing a variety of exotic animals to the press conference, including Humboldt penguins, American alligators, a hyacinth macaw, a scarlet ibis and a cuscus.
We hypothesized that, like rodents (12-15) and chickens (3), sexually dimorphic patterns of testosterone metabolism would be observed in juvenile American alligators from the relatively pristine reference site, Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge.
Wildlife Educators also visit schools, churches and youth groups, bringing 10 to 15 animals ranging from American alligators to Siberian lynxes and armadillos.
Aspects of the nesting ecology of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in north-central Florida.
As a result, Leitch began a detailed investigation of the ISOs and their neural connections in both American alligators and Nile crocodiles.
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