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American Alligators

Freshwater Survivors (America"s Animal Comebacks)

by Aaron Feigenbaum

  • 351 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Bearport Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Zoological Sciences,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Animals - Animal Welfare,
  • Animals - Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • American alligator,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12492973M
    ISBN 101597165034
    ISBN 109781597165037
    OCLC/WorldCa122291752

    American Alligator. Alligators enjoying the sun's rays. Alligators have remained unchanged for millions of years and their ancestors date back to the time of dinosaurs. With their long tails, scales, and giant jaws with sharp teeth, these predators are often a symbol of fear in the swamp. American alligators are reptiles, and they are members of the Crocodylia ­order. In this order are 23 different species, including the American alligator, Caimans and a variety of crocodiles. The basic Crocodylia body form has been around for over million .

    Start studying WIS Topic Exam II. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. According to long's book on introduced birds the highest number of bird species has been introduced to _____. American alligators are listed on Appendix II of CITES to help control the trade in _____.   Alligators review – a teacher's reputation is ruined in chilling downward spiral 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. Hampstead theatre, London In Andrew Keatley’s powerful play, a life is destroyed Author: Michael Billington.

    Alligators are carnivorous reptiles whose primary feeding time is usually at night. Small alligators will eat snails, frogs, insects, and small fish. Larger gators will eat birds, fish, turtles, snakes, waterfowls, small mammals, and even smaller alligators. The American alligator population is continued to diminish today. The majority of American Alligators inhabit Florida and Louisiana. In Florida alone there are an estimated more than 1 million alligators. The United States is the only nation on earth to have both alligators and crocodiles. American Alligators live in freshwater environments, such as ponds, marshes, wetlands, rivers, and Size: KB.


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American Alligators by Aaron Feigenbaum Download PDF EPUB FB2

American alligators once faced extinction. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service placed them on the endangered species list in Fortunately, the legal protection worked. Just 20 years later, American alligators were taken off the list.

Brought American Alligators book from the brink of. American alligators are found ONLY in the southestern U.S They live in wetlands, swamps, and other bodies of fresh water. American Alligators are gray-black. Their tough skin is covered with scales.

Hard, bony plates called scutes grow on their backs. Alligators have short legs and long tails. Alligators grow up to 15 feet { meters} long/5(3). Great book with complete information about Alligators, is more than what I expected, it has information from the past and today too. Measurements and Weights of the largest Alligators and covers all aspects of their life including its status today.5/5(6).

The American alligator is a rare success story of an endangered animal not only saved from extinction but now thriving. State and federal protections, habitat preservation efforts, and reduced.

American Alligators book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This new series examines the habits, life cycle, and Native Amer /5. Alligators are widely distributed throughout the southeastern United States. Maximum adult size rarely exceeds m for males and m for females (Woodward et al.

American alligators are principally inhabitants of swamps, lakes, and marshes, although they may be found in lower densities along streams and rivers. In some regions alligators. An iconic American predator, these reptiles grow to thirteen feet or more and can live as long as humans.

Alligators are complex creatures, capable of terrific attacks and yet tending to their young in the same gentle way a mother duck looks after her brood.

The American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is the largest reptile in North first reptiles appeared million years ago and ancestors of the American alligator appeared million years ago. Today, most of the land-dwelling crocodilians live in tropical lowlands, while the broad-snouted American and Chinese alligators have adapted to cooler temperatures.

In Exploring the World of Alligators and Crocodiles, young readers will learn about the crocodilians' life history,Brand: Firefly Books, Limited.

All About American Alligators Author: Kayla Tanaka Illustrator: Kayla Tanaka, Delainey Galvan, and McKinley Galvan A American Alligators live in south. Description: American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) inhabit the southeastern United a federally listed endangered species, American alligators have recovered and are common in many areas of the Southeast.

The species is still federally listed as threatened because it looks like the American crocodile, which is endangered. Virginia Living Museum exhibits American Alligator. About American Alligator. Federal Threatened. The American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is the largest reptile of North America.

Adults may reach a maximum of 18 feet, though the average size is 13 feet for males and 10 feet for females. "From prehistoric relatives to post-endangered status, Ouchley provides a comprehensive review of the alligator, an iconic southern creature."--Michael K.

Steinberg, author of Stalking the Ghost Bird "The conservation of the American alligator is one of history’s best examples of the sustainable-use model for wildlife conservation.

Get this from a library. American alligators. [Steve Potts; Erika L Shores] -- "Simple text and full-color photographs provide a brief introduction to American alligators"--Provided by publisher.

Lisa Moore's wickedly fresh first novel, a Canadian best seller, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Canadian and Caribbean region), and a Globe and Mail Book of the Year moves with the swiftness of an alligator in attack mode through the lives of a group of brilliantly rendered characters mingling in contemporary St.

John's, Newfoundland/5. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service American Alligator Alligator mississippiensis A member of the crocodile family, the American alligator is a living fossil from the Age of Reptiles, having survived on earth for million years.

American alligator populations reached all-time lows in the s, primarily due to market- hunting and habitat Size: KB. American alligators. American alligators live mostly in the southeast United States. According to the Scholastic Book of World Records, Louisiana has the largest alligator population, with about two million.

Most American alligators live in Louisiana or Florida, which is home to about million : Sauropsida. American alligators were once threatened by extinction, but after being placed on the endangered species list intheir population increased.

This species is now classified as least concern. The main threat to these reptiles today is habitat loss caused by wetland drainage and development. The American alligator is an important keystone.

According to the Scholastic Book of World Records, Louisiana has the largest alligator population. The majority of American alligators inhabit Florida and Louisiana, with over a million alligators in each state.

Southern Florida is the only place where both alligators and crocodiles live side by : Reptilia. 12 feet Adult alligators eat alligator chooses alligator digs Alligator eggs usually alligator road alligator smells alligator swims alligator's body alligators are grayish-black alligators can run Alligators gather air alligators grow older alligators help alligators live Alligators mate Alligators will eat American Alligator animals average Reviews: 1.

American alligators are the largest reptile to call North America home. Males are usually 13 to 15 feet long and weigh up to 1, pounds! Female American alligators are 8 to 10 feet long.

Besides.Alligators are efficient predators and eat just about any animal that comes near, including fish, small mammals, birds and reptiles.

They rarely attack humans unless provoked. The alligator is one of the success stories of U.S. wildlife conservation. It was hunted nearly to extinction for its skin, used to make purses, boots and other leather.Get this from a library!

American alligators. [Megan Borgert-Spaniol] -- "Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to American alligators.

Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"