Alligators and Crocodiles!

Fun,weird and interesting facts about Alligators and Crocodiles.

Alligators and crocodiles!

Here are some fun, weird and interesting facts about alligators and crocodiles!

·        Alligators can live up to a hundred years of age…..is a myth! They usually live for about 35 to 50 years in captivity they may live longer.

·        The United States and china are only two countries on earth that have alligators.

·        An alligator can’t move its tongue, and has to raise its head to swallow.

·        The alligator became the official state reptile of Florida in 1987.

·        Alligators have between 74 and 80 teeth in their mouth at a time……

As their teeth wear down they are replaced. An alligator can go through 2,000 to 3,000 teeth its lifetime!

·        Crocodiles can live up to 80 years!

·        A mother crocodile carries her young in a pouch inside her mouth.

·        Crocodiles close their nostrils while under water.

·        Crocodiles are cold-blooded like many other reptiles.

·        The saltwater crocodile is the largest species of crocodile.

                      AFN

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