|Copyright: manuel matos (efigesta)
|Date Taken: 2006|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2006-11-17 11:37|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. The name alligator is an anglicized form of the Spanish el lagarto ("the lizard"), the name by which early Spanish explorers and settlers in Florida called the alligator. In Florida alone there are an estimated more than 1 million alligators. The United States is the only nation on earth where both alligators and crocodiles live side by side. American Alligators live in freshwater environments, such as ponds, marshes, wetlands, rivers, and swamps.|
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