Alligators Sentence Examples
Alligators are found in the low coast region and are especially numerous in the Nueces river.
In Central and South America alligators are represented by five species of the genus Caiman, which differs from Alligator by the absence of a bony septum between the nostrils, and the ventral armour is composed of overlapping bony scutes, each of which is formed of two parts united by a suture.
Alligators and crocodiles are numerous in the lagoons and rivers of the coast and the iguana is to be found everywhere throughout the tropical lowlands, the large black Ctenosura acanthinurus being partly arboreal in habit when full grown.
Other species, especially the alligators, make a very large nest of leaves, twigs and humus, scraping together a mound about a yard high and two or more yards in diameter.
Hippopotami are found on the coast, and alligators are common in the rivers and lagoons of the low country.Advertisement
The above list shows that the usual statement that crocodiles inhabit the Old World and alligators the New World is not strictly true.
In the Tertiary epoch alligators, crocodiles and long-snouted gavials existed in Europe.
The Reptilia include countless numbers of alligators in the Guayas and its tributaries and in the tide-water channels of many of the smaller rivers; many species of lizards, of which Mr Whymper found three in the Quito basin; snakes of every description from the huge anaconda of the Amazon region down to the beautifully marked coral snake; and a great variety of frogs and toads.
Alligators are found in most of the rivers, and the gavial is less frequently met with.
There are no alligators in the streams, and the tropical north has very few lizards.Advertisement
Australians are in the habit of calling their crocodiles alligators.
The zoo's alligator pool has an artificial " beach " with outdoor sun lamps under which the alligator pool has an artificial " beach " with outdoor sun lamps under which the alligators can bask.
In capacity up state that still sunning alligators even world's largest flour mill.
In the evening we venture out in the canoe to see alligators ' eyes glowing in the dark.
There are over 400 animals including alligators, jaguars, eagles, river otters and kangaroos.Advertisement
Here you can spot alligators, turtles, snakes, amazing bird life and, if you're lucky, bears and panthers.
He is later attacked by one of the giant alligators.
But these South American alligators are shy and rarely aggressive.
You could spot alligators, exotic birds and maybe even the gentle manatee, close to extinction and now highly protected.
Aquatic mammal manatees sunning alligators even fan a chinese of the hair.Advertisement
In contrast, along the mighty Mississippi passengers may pass close by alligators, turtles, snakes, and a wide range of beautiful birds as the ship sails leisurely along the river.
For a taste of excitement, go to the Miami Speedway or tour the Everglades looking for alligators.
Guide your frog home by avoiding freeway traffic and crossing a river filled with dangerous alligators and snakes that try to stop you from getting to your destination.
All you need to do is lay socks across your party room, and instruct the kids to hop, skip, jump, or run across the room without stepping on any of the socks, which are really alligators!
For this craft, you'll need to cut out alligators from green construction paper.Advertisement
From venomous snakes and dangerous alligators to cockroaches and bees, Bretherton has a unique skill set that allows him to quickly assess a situation and find the best solution.
Alligators inhabit the southern river-bottoms, and there are some rattlesnakes on the uplands.
Every bayou contains alligators; and reptiles of various species, such as turtles, lizards, horned toads, rattlesnakes and moccasins are abundant.
Other industries of a desultory character include the collection of archil, or Spanish moss, on the western side of the Californian peninsula, hunting herons for their plumes and alligators for their skins, honey extraction (commonly wild honey), and the gathering of cochineal and ni-in insects.
That in the palace gardens flowers from the tierra caliente were transplanted, and water-fowl bred near fresh and salt pools fit for each kind, that all kinds of birds and beasts were kept in well-appointed zoological gardens, where there were homes even for alligators and snakes - all this testifies to a cultivation of natural history which was really beyond the European level of the time.
Capybaras can be easily tamed; numbers are killed on land by jaguars and in the water by caimans - the alligators of South America.
The banks are forested throughout, and the river is infested by numerous alligators, so ferocious that they attack canoes.
Especially in alligators the upper teeth overlap laterally those of the lower jaw, whilst in most crocodiles the overlapping is less marked and the teeth mostly interlock, a feature which increases with the slenderness of the snout.
Crocodiles (commonly called alligators) swarm in all parts of the Brahmaputra, and are very destructive to the fish, of which hundreds of varieties are found, and which supply a valuable article of food.
The large rivers of Colombia and the lakes of the lowlands are filled with alligators, turtles, and fish, and several species of fish are highly esteemed by the natives as food.