An adult American alligator will have anywhere between 74 and 80 teeth. Lost teeth are continuously replaced, and a single American alligator can go through about 3,000 teeth in their lifetime.
I LIVE IN NORTH AMERICA
The American alligator is native to the United States, they can be found from North Carolina to Texas. They prefer freshwater, slow-moving rivers, but will also live in swamps and lakes.
I AM A CARNIVORE
As a carnivore, an American alligator will eat a range of smaller animal species including fish, turtles, birds, and almost any mammal they can find along the water’s edge.
AMERCIAN ALLIGATORS ARE SOCIAL
American alligators are known to be very social and can be found living in small groups. While female alligators tend to stay together in a smaller area, male alligators are more solitary and will roam around areas of up to 2 miles.