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Alligator

An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. The two living species are the American alligator (A. mississippiensis) and the Chinese alligator (A. sinensis). In addition, several extinct species of alligator are known from fossil remains. Alligators first appeared during the Paleocene epoch about 66 million years ago.

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White alligator is one of rarest in world with only 12 of its kind. These are not albino animals, they are what we call leucistic, which means they have a little bit of pigmentation around the mouth and a little touch on the tail and they have piercing blue eyes.

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Alligators are traditionally found in freshwater such as rivers, lakes, swamps and the surrounding land....apparently so are their prey..the buffalo!!

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