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Web Sites

Crocodilians: Natural History and Conservation
Detailed information about alligators and crocodiles, including a species list and biology database.

The American Alligator
Facts and tips from the University of Florida.

Alligator Radio
Radio stories from

Nuisance Alligator Control in Florida (PDF)
An in-depth description from experts at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Alligator Net
An impressive collection of information from the State of Florida.

Alligator Attacks by State Through 1995
A stastical rundowm from the Forida Museum of Natural History.

More information about the order that includes alligators and crocodiles.


Behler, John. ALLIGATORS & CROCODILES. Montreal: Voyager Press, 1998.

Garnett, Stephen. CROCODILES AND ALLIGATORS. New York: Checkmark Books, 1989.

George, Jean Craighead. THE MISSING ‘GATOR OF GUMBO LIMBO: AN ECO MYSTERY. New York: HarperTrophy, 1993.

Grenard, Steve. HANDBOOK OF ALLIGATORS AND CROCODILES. Miami: Krieger Publishing Company, 1991.

Simon, Seymour. CROCODILES & ALLIGATORS. New York: HarperTrophy, 2001.