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  1. Welcome to JungleDragon Scott, and thanks for sharing this great action shot. Posted 9 years ago

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The American alligator, sometimes referred to colloquially as a gator, is a reptile endemic only to the Southeastern United States. It is one of the two living species of alligator, in the genus "Alligator", within the family "Alligatoridae". It is larger than the other extant alligator species, the Chinese alligator.

Similar species: Crocodilia
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Oct 9, 2012. Captured Jun 13, 2010 13:08.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/14.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO800
  • 200mm