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Alligators of Brazos Bend State Park


America's Largest Reptile


How to Estimate an Alligator's Length, estimate the distance from the eyes to the nose.
One inch = One Foot


How Big Is This One?


Cold-blooded:
Gators Regulate Their Temperature


A Great Set of Teeth


Mother Gators Lay 20-60 Eggs


Newly-hatched babies are
6 to 9 inches long.


Scientists Sometimes Count Eggs in a Nest


Mothers Defend their Nests


An Alligator Pod or Creche


Big Gator, Big Prey (a deer)


Smaller Gator, Smaller Prey (a fawn)


Even Eating Another Gator


A Winter Den To Keep Warm


Keeping Warm or Cool
Under Water


These Kids are Too Close!

Being an Alligator Isn't Always Easy


She became blind, and couldn't find food.


This Gator had been shot,
but lived.


Stuck in a Pier


Caught by a Fish Hook


Don't try this at home!



A Gator? No, it's a...
Frog!


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