Friday, September 16, 2011


The Beautiful Animal Photos | Alligator-Amerika | The crocodile is a crocodile in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. There are two species of crocodile found: American alligator (mississippiensis alligator) and the Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis).Alligator is a form of the name anglicized lagarto St., the Spanish term for "lizard", which Spanish explorers and early settlers in Florida called the alligator.Crocodiles on a variety of amendments to the successful occupation of the environmental status of these reptiles allowed to remain almost unchanged since the alligator bites Cretaceous.The known for bone-crushing session. In addition, the crocodile has been described as a "living fossil", having been present since 200 million years, at the beginning of the Mesozoic era.

Weight crocodile moral great American and the length is 800 pounds (360 kilograms) and 13 feet (4.0 meters) long [citation needed], but can grow to up to 14.5 feet (4.4 meters) long and weigh over 1,000 pounds (450 kg). According to the website Everglades National Park, was the largest ever alligator recorded in Florida, 17 feet, 5 inches (5.31 meters), although according to the fish and wildlife in Florida, site of the Committee on the Web Save record for the state of Florida is 14 5 feet / 8 inches (4.28 meters) of the male from Lake Monroe in Seminole County. was found on a sample of the largest ever recorded in Louisiana and measuring 19 feet 2 inches (5.84 m).The Chinese alligator is smaller, rarely exceeding 7 feet (2.1 meters) in length. Alligators in the average of 75 teeth. [Citation needed]There is no measure of the average age to crocodile. sample named Muja has resided in the Belgrade Zoo in Serbia since 1937, making it no less than 73 years. Last sample, Čabulītis, in Riga Zoo, Latvia died in 2007 being more than 75 years is not only the original old.Alligators to the United States and China.Found crocodiles U.S. Southeastern United States: All of Florida and Louisiana, and southern parts of Georgia and Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina's northern and coastal and east Texas, in south-eastern corner of the state of Oklahoma, and the southern tip of the state of Arkansas.

According to the Guinness Book of 2005 Scholastic, Louisiana is the state with the largest number of crocodile.The vast majority of alligators live in Florida, Louisiana and America, with over a million alligators in each state.American alligators live in freshwater environments, such as ponds, marshes, wetlands, rivers and lakes, and wetlands, as well as saltwater environments.South Florida is the only place where both alligators and crocodiles live side by side.Chinese alligator is found only in the valley of the Yangtze River, are at risk too, with only a few dozen are believed to leave in the wild. In fact, far more Chinese alligators live in zoos around the world than can be found in the wild. Rockefeller Wildlife refuge in southern Louisiana, and many families in an attempt to preserve the species. MetroZoo Miami in Florida also has a pair of crocodile farming in China. The cloned St. Augustine Alligator Farm Animal Park and the success of Chinese alligators was lucky enough to release some of their descendants to return to the wild in China.


Scientific classification e
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Chordata
Class:     Reptilia
Superorder:     Crocodylomorpha
Order:     Crocodylia
Family:     Alligatoridae
Subfamily:     Alligatorinae
Genus:     Alligator

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