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Baby American Alligator.

An American alligator is an alligator that are usually 11.2-14.5 feet long as adult males, when adult females are usually 8.2-9.8 feet long.

Food choices Edit

They feed on fish, birds, turtles, snakes, mammals, and amphibians. Babies eat invertibrates, insects, larvae, snails, spiders, worms, and other small creatures.

Reproduction Edit

Spring is when breeding season begins. The females use vegetation, sticks, mud, and leaves to build a nest in a sheltered area either in or next to the water. She lays 20-50 eggs in the nest, then puts more vegetation on them.