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The American Alligator{missippiensis}

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S: The American Alligator

BC: ABOUT THE AUTHOR CHLOE I AM A STUDENT A STATHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THIS IS MY CLASSIFACATOIN PROJECT FOR THE GIFTED CLASS. I AM IN 5TH GRADE AND WAS BORN IN DECEMBER 1999 AND IS READY TO TAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL.

FC: The American Alligator | by Chloe

1: TABLE OF CONTENTS WHAT IS A REPTILE -1 NAME-2 PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS-3-6 HOW DO PHSICAL CHARACTERISTICS HELP THE ORGANISM SURVIVE-7-8 DESCRITON OF HABITAT-9-10 OTHERS ORGANISM CLASSIFIED LIKE MINE AND WHY-111-12 PICTURES OF OTHERS-13-14 INTRESTING FACTS-15 CLASSIFACATOIN-16 ABOUT THE AUTHOR-17

3: WHAT IS A RePTILE??? | PAGE 1 | a reptile has many features. it has scaly skin and can bite. they can make a habitat in water all reptiles are carnivores or omnivores.they all eat meat. some reptiles for example are the alligator and a snake such as a copperhead.

4: THE AMERICAN ALLIGATOR IS ALSO CALLED ALLIGATOR MISISSPPIENSIS. THIS NAME IS FO THE ALLIGATOR AND IS KNOWN ALL AROUND THE WORLD. | NAME | PAGE 2

5: 1 | PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS | ALLIGATORS LIVE UP TO 60 YEARS IN IN CAPTIVITY. THEY LVE 50 YEARS IN THE WILD.MALES ARE UP TO 16 FEET IN LENGHT .FEMALES ARE 10 FEET .THE BABYS ARE 8 - 10 INCHES. | PAGE 3

6: THE FEMALES LAY 35-40 EGGS.20% OF THE BABYS SURVIVE.RACOONS,BIRDS,SNAKES,AND OTHER ALLIGATORSEAT IT AS A BABY.THEY OVER EAT SNAILS,CRAWFISH,FROGSINSECTS,AND OTHER VERTIBRATES | PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTIC | PAGE 4

7: PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Continued | THE ADULTS ARE CARNIVORES AS WELL.THEY EAT FISH,TURTLES, BEVERS,SNAKES, RACOONS,AND OTTERS.THEY CAN WEIGH OVER 800 POUNDS. | PAGE 5

8: PHSICAL CHARACTERITSICS | PAGE 6 | THE ALLIGATOR HAS SCALY SKIN. THERE TAIL,AND FEET HELP THEM SWIM.THEY ALSO HAVE SHARP TEETH, AND CLAWS

9: HOW DO PHSICAL CHARACTERISTICS HELP THE ORGANISM SURVIVE | PAGE 7 | ALLIGATOR ARE CARNIVORES THAT EAT MEAT. THEIR TETH ARE SHARP TO KILL AND CHEW THEIR FOOD.ALLIGATOR'S CLAWS ARE SHARP AND THEY CAN DIG TO GET COOL.

10: ALLIGATORS HAVE A TAIL AND FEET HELPS THAM BE ABLE TO SWIMING THE WATER.THE LEGS AND MUCSLES MAKE HIM RUN QWUICKLY FROM PREDATORS. | HOW DO THE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS HELP IT SURVIVE PAGE 9

11: ALLIGATORS PERFER WETLANDS SUCH AS MARCHS , SWAMPS , RIVERS FARMPONDS AND LAKES IN THE WILD. THEY ARE FOUND IN DITCHES ROADWAY ,NEIGHBORHOOD , DRAINAGE ,CANALS ,GOLF COURSE PONDS , AND SWIMMING POOLS. | DESCRIPTOIN OF HABITAT PAGE 10

12: DESCRIPTION OF HABITAT PAGE 11 | APRIL TO MAY,ALLIGATORS PERFER OPEN WATERS. ON THE OTHER PART OF THE YEAR MALES PERFER OPEN DEEP WATERS. THE FEMALES LIKE SHALLOW HEAVILY VEGITATED AND SECLUDED AREA.

13: THIS IS THE RANGE OF AN AMERICAN ALLIGATOR | PHYSICAL LOCATION PAGE 12 | THEY LIVE ON THE SOUTHERN TIP OF TEXAS TO NORTH CARILINIA. GEORGIA ALLIGATORS TIPICALLY FALL SOUTH OF THE FALL LINE [ROUGHLY CONNECTS CLOMBUS ,MACON, AND AUGUSTA].

14: CROCODILE IT IS IN THE CROCODILIANS GROUP AS WELL AS ALLIGATORS. | OTHER ORGANISMS CLASSIFIED LIKE MINE AND WHY PAGE 13

15: THIS IS A CROCODILE. | PICTURe OF OTHERS PAGE 14

16: OTHER ORGANISMS CLASSIFIED LIKE MINE PAGE 15 | CAIMAN IT IS ALSO IN THE CROCODLI IANS GROUP AS WELL AS THE ALLIGATORS.

17: PICTURE OF OTHER PAGE 16 | THIS IS A CAIMAN.

18: INTRESTING FACTS PAGE 17 | ALLIGATORS ARE IMPORTANT TO NATURE. ALLIGATORS DIG HOLES IN A DROUGHT CALLED GATOR HOLE.

19: Classification Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Reptilia Order: Crocodylia Family: Alligatoridae | CLASSIFACATION PAGE 18

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