American alligator

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Synonyms for American alligator

large alligator of the southeastern United States

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Fish and Wildlife Service determined that the American alligator was "threatened with extinction" and classified it as endangered under the Endangered Species Preservation Act, (10) the predecessor to what is arguably the most powerful federal environmental law on the books today, the Endangered Species Act.
Gastric nematode diversity between estuarine and inland freshwater populations of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis, Daudin 1802), and the prediction of intermediate hosts.
She learned to pack small young American alligators in pillowcases.
intravenous administration in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis).
What do the American alligator and the bald eagle have in common with the Oregon chub?
Shirley likened the plight of the West African slender-snouted croc to the American alligator, which was on the cusp of extinction in the 1960s, but because it was protected, can now be easily observed in nature, be legally harvested at times, and helps drive Florida's tourism economy.
The Scabbard can be crafted using high-grain horsehide as well as exotic trim or full exotic coverage (shark, elephant, stingray, American alligator, etc.
The Chinese alligator of Eastern Asia and the American alligator of the southeastern United States are the only two species to have survived evolution
The Everglades are home to thousands of species, their most famous inhabitant being the American alligator - better known locally as a gator.
It is home to a great diversity of wildlife, including species like the Florida black bear, American alligator and gopher tortoise.
Bowhunting American alligator is big-game adventure on a grand scale, but heavy-duty bowfishing gear ultimately secures your prize.
To increase young adult readers' understanding of this continent's animal diversity, this book features 85 species from the American alligator to the wood warbler.
And farmers complain that Chinese alligators, the only relatives of the American alligator, like to terrorize ducks.
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