The American Alligator Lifestyle

The livestock census count is 5 million for the American Alligator. With a possible weight of 992lbs, it is the largest reptile in the United States of America. It feeds on small fish, other reptiles (snakes, sea turtles, etc.), amphibians (such as the American bullfrog, mole salamander, frogs, toads, hellbenders, sirens, etc.) and little mammals. Freshwater slow-moving rivers are the alligator’s favorite habitat but they also inhabit marshes and lakes. Below, we explain their way of life according to these three stages of their lives: birth stage, juvenile stage, adult stage.

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