alligators

keegan hoffecker

alligators in the wetland

alligators are more then 150 millions year old alligators are apex predators critical to the biodiversity of their habitat. they are very territoriality. they don't attack unless they are hungry or have babies. Hatch-lings are 6 to 8 inches and will stay with the mother for up to two years... A female alligator will lays her 20 to 50 white, goose-egg-sized eggs, she covers them under more vegetation. when the young begin to hatch they emit a high-pitched croaking noise, and the female quickly digs them out. the babies have yellow and black stripes. they live in wetlands wetlands are a large are of land covered by water and have a diverse ecosystem. there are many things people can do to protect them people can not liter around them and protect the animals if they are around them
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work citied

<http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/
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epa. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2013. <http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/
protection.cfm>

defenders.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2013. <http://www.defenders.org/
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