American alligators are found in the southeastern United States. This large freshwater alligator generally resides in swamps, rivers, and lakes but can tolerate some salinity and brackish environments. This species can burrow and hibernate during cold seasons. Alligators are carnivores, feeding on small animals like fish, turtles, mammals, birds, and carrion.
- The right side of the occipital condyle and basioccipital is missing and has some damage
- Skull Length 50.5cm (19.9in)
- Skull Width 12.9cm (5.1in)
- Skull Height 15.2cm (6in)