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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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Bianca Mosca's new website allows clients to customize their order online and provides a multitude of choices including selecting the color of alligator skin, stitching and linings.
Albino alligators are the rarest among their cold-blooded relatives and are only found in the USA's southeastern areas, such as Florida and Louisiana and in China.
After many months of research and careful consideration, The Lost Chambers Aquarium team decided to add these two rare albino alligators having received them from a farm in Florida.
Judge Rodney Price said the alligator had body parts belonging to Woodward, KBMT reports.
That's 13 inches longer than the organization's previous world record American alligator, which had been killed in Texas.
Peter Stanway of WAY Christian Ministries, who own it, said: "Haile Selassie brought some alligators with him so he could have alligator soup when he fancied it.
ALLIGATORS betray their distant ancestral roots by breathing like birds, scientists have discovered.
Alligator breeding is tricky business--if a gator doesn't like his betrothed, he might kill her, or vice versa.
Key words: Alligator mississippiensis, American alligator, ascarid nematode, diet, Dujardinascaris waltoni, gastrointestinal parasite, intermediate host, logistic regression.
That finding was what made Uriona wonder whether pulling the lungs back helps the alligator dive into the water.
His owner, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer, had dumped the poor alligator into the parkside lake after the beast became too big for the bathtub.
Conservation-minded Chinese are troubled by the appearance of an extremely endangered alligator species on the menu of a restaurant in east China's Anhui Province, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Friday.