How to Tell an Alligator from a Crocodile?

Answer Have you ever wondered what the difference is between alligators and crocodiles? This article tells you how to, in 4 simple steps, tell which is which.

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How to Tell the Difference Between an Crocodile and an Alligator?

If some of you folks have a problem telling the difference between, and alligator and a crocodile, then read on.

Crocodile & Alligator's Diet?

Alligators and crocodiles are opportunistic carnivores. Generally, they swallow their food whole, but when dealing with larger prey, an alligator or crocodile may shake its head or spin its body in... Read More »

How to Survive an Encounter with a Crocodile or Alligator?

Crocodilians--alligators, crocodiles, caimans, and their kin--kill hundreds of people each year. While most of these attacks occur in Africa and Asia, these powerful reptiles are also found in part... Read More »

How to Tell a Freshwater Crocodile from a Saltwater Crocodile?

Normally when people think of Australian crocodiles, they usually think of the huge saltwater crocodile, "salty" for short. However, this beast shares its home with a close, but much smaller relati... Read More »