24
Jun
Do Alligators Have Predators | Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures

Where Do Alligators Live In The World

Alligators and crocodiles are not one and the same. Though they are closely related as they are both reptiles, they have a lot of differences. How do we know if it’s a crocodile or an alligator? Physically, alligators have wider and rounder snouts compared to crocodiles with pointed snouts. The reptiles also differ in their habitats. Crocodiles can only be…

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31
May
American Alligator Habitats | Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures

Everything About American Alligator Habitats and More

What’s there to know about American alligator habitats? If you’re thinking, where do they live? How do they reproduce? Are they harmless? You will know all these details if you continue scrolling! The American alligator is commonly known as gators or common alligators. It is the largest within the family Alligatoridae and bigger than other alligators, such as the Chinese…

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13
Apr
Rare Animals That Live In Florida | You Discover Florida

Rare Animals That Live In Florida

Florida is home to more than a thousand different animal species, 269 of which can be only found in this state. Furthermore, 87 animal species are endangered, while 37 are threatened. These animals are rare since their numbers are not that abundant anymore. You are lucky if you can witness some of them as you explore its vast expanse. Here…

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01
Apr
What Is an Alligator | Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures

What Is an Alligator?

The term alligator comes from the Spanish word “el lagarto,” or translated as “the lizard.” Alligators are huge reptiles and members of the order Crocodylia. These are often confused with crocodiles because they are closely related. Alligators are cold-blooded or what we refer to as ectothermic. It means they do not have the ability to control their temperatures internally. To…

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17
Mar
Where Do Alligators Live | Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures

Where Do Alligators Live?

Alligators are one of the oldest creatures still living on earth today. They are totally fascinating animals that have evolved over time. Crocodylia is the order in which alligators fall. Alligators are known for their wide, rounded snouts and their black coloration. Only the upper teeth of an alligator are visible when its jaws are closed. If we dig further…

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11
Mar
Do Alligators Have Predators | Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures

Do Alligators Have Predators?

The American alligator is a fascinating animal. This reptile has features reminiscent of dinosaurs. And like those massive creatures, it faced extinction. But gators are now thriving. This is due to federal laws protecting them and the efforts of conservationists. There are now around a million American alligators in Florida. Gators are apex predators that play a critical role in…

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09
Mar
How Many Eggs Do Alligators Lay | Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures

How Many Eggs Do Alligators Lay and How Do They Survive?

No two words are as linked together as alligators and Florida. You can’t mention one without thinking of the other. The American alligator is very common in the Sunshine State. It’s so ubiquitous that Florida’s local government decreed the gator as its official reptile. Take a ride in the swamps with Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures and you can see these…

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04
Mar
What Do Alligators Eat | Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures

What Do Alligators Eat?

Crocodylia is the order in which alligators fall. Gigantic in stature, they’re easily recognized by their round snouts and dark coloring. Fish, mollusks, birds, and small mammals are all prey for alligators, which are primarily carnivorous. Fruits are sometimes deliberately consumed by them. Scientists have discovered only two alligator species, both of which can be found in two different regions…

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02
Mar
Are Alligators Carnivores | Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures

Are Alligators Carnivores?

The American alligator is one of the animals representing Florida. The alligator has been the Sunshine State’s unofficial symbol. It’s said to symbolize Florida’s swamps and untamed wilderness. The state’s legislature made the designation formal in 1987. They named the alligator their official reptile. Millions of people find the alligator fascinating and incredible, who can blame them? The gator’s features…

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25
Feb
How Fast are Alligators | Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures

How Fast are Alligators and Other Interesting Facts

Alligators are fascinating creatures. They’ve been on Earth for 37 million years. They look like miniature dinosaurs. So it’s not surprising that people find them so interesting. Alligators thrive in only two countries – China and the United States. Most of the alligators in the US are in Florida. There are about 1.3 million of them in the Sunshine State!…

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