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American Alligator American alligator Alligator mississippiensis,American Alligator,Geotagged,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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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 14, 2012. Captured Jul 13, 2007 14:00 in 1680 Chambersburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA.
  • Canon PowerShot S3 IS
  • f/3.5
  • 1/403s
  • 72mm