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Baby alligators are called hatchlings. When hatchlings reach maturity, they grow to be approximately six feet long. Mature males are known as bulls, and mature females are referred to as cows. More »

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Baby alligators are referred to as hatchlings. Hatchlings typically vary between a length of about 6 to 8 inches. They differ in appearance from older alligators by having black and yellow stripes. More »

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Alligators do not have external ears. However, alligators do have small slits behind their eyes. The slits help alligators hear by sending sound waves to their inner ears. More »

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Baby alligators are referred to as hatchlings. Hatchlings typically vary between a length of about 6 to 8 inches. They differ in appearance from older alligators by having black and yellow stripes. More »

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Of the many giant crocodiles and alligators that lived in prehistoric times, the largest may have been Sarcosuchus, a distant relative of the modern crocodile that lived 112 million years ago. While a complete skeleton d... More »

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Adult alligators have few predators other than humans, but they sometimes kill and eat each other. However, young alligators less than 4 feet long are killed by birds, raccoons, bobcats, otters, snakes, large bass and ot... More »

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Crocodiles and alligators are members of the crocodilian species but belong to different families. Crocodiles are part of the crocodylidae family, whereas alligators are in the alligatoridae family. The most noticeable d... More »

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