Data about <i>Alligator mississippiensis</i>

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Distribution

 
geographic distribution includes
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Central U.S. hardwood forests
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East Central Texas forests
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Everglades
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Florida sand pine scrub
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Mississippi lowland forests
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Nearctic
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Neotropical
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Ozark Mountain forests
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Piney Woods forests
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South Florida rocklands
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Southeastern conifer forests
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Southeastern mixed forests
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Tamaulipan mezquital
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Texas blackland prairies
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Western Gulf Coastal grasslands
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Physical Description

 
body mass measurement
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1,273,780.3 g
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1,273,780.3 g
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body mass
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1,079 g
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weight
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150,000 adult
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Ecology

 
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animal habitation
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aquatic habitat
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bay
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brackish water
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city
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coast
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coast
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fresh water
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freshwater habitat
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lake
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Large river biome
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marsh
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marsh
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nesting material
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pond
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saline water
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stream
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swamp
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swamp
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temperate
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terrestrial biome
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terrestrial habitat
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tropical
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water body
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wetland
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wood
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habitat includes
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
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Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
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Temperate Coniferous Forests
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Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
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Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
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interacts with
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feeds on
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has predator
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Life History and Behavior

 
onset of fertility
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4,380 days female
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4,380 days male
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total life span max
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73.1 years
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Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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66.0 million years ago
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first appearance (younger bound)
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61.6 million years ago
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last appearance (older bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
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last appearance (younger bound)
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0 million years ago
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Physiology and Cell Biology

 
basal metabolic rate
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0.15 Watts
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body temperature
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295.31 kelvin
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Conservation

 
conservation status
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least concern
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extinction status
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extant
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