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.