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alligator

amphibious reptiles of the order Crocodylia. The closely related crocodile, caiman and gavials are also members.

alligator clips
spring-loaded, slightly-toothed clamps with long jaws; used particularly as electrodes on an electrocardiograph because they can be easily attached to the animal's skin.
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Coinciding with its relaunch, the brand is making available an online made-to-order (MTO) service for alligator wallets, cardholders, pouches and bracelets made from prime Louisiana alligator leather.
As a result of their genetic defect, albino alligators lack the ability to produce melanin in their skin, giving it a creamy white appearance.
Albino alligators are the rarest amongst their cold-blooded relatives and are found in USA and in China.
Game wardens say a 400-pound, 11-foot 2-inch alligator was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head after a group of men claimed to have trapped and shot it.
The savior said that there are around 7,000 nuisance alligators reported each year in Florida and people can kill that animal legally here but their organisation just want to save the animal and it is a complete non-profit organisation.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWFX Coastal and Nongame Resources Division, Fur Advisory Council (FAC) and the Louisiana Alligator Advisory Council (Q are soliciting proposals to provide for consulting services related to federal policies and legislation for a three year period.
A small diner in town for many years bore the name Alligator Diner, and a local ball team was called the Alligators.
I have come across a few man-eating predators on nights out in Coppers, but going eye-to-eye with 9ft alligators was certainly a first.
People were wrestling alligators at a wildlife park in Somersby, Australia, on Friday to capture the eggs and take them away to safety.
In the late 1800s through the mid 1900s, alligators were hunted to near extinction.
From 1889 to 1965, a small congregation of alligators inhabited an oasis in the middle of this desert city.