Chinese Alligator By Krystian
Habitat • The Chinese Alligator lives in rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, marshes, swamps, adjacent land.
Color • The Alligator is spikey, tan, brown, and black.
Size • The Male Alligator is 5 feet long. The female Alligator is 4 and a half feet long.
Food • The Alligator eats clams, snails, insects, fish, small mammals, and birds.
Predators • Other Alligators for food and or territory.
How many are left ? • The remaining population of the Chinese Alligator in the wild are 130. The remaining left in world are 19,000.
Why are they Endangered ? • The Alligator is endangered because their wetland has been largely converted into rice paddies, and confined into drainage.
Protected • We put the Chinese Alligator into the zoo and then released them into the wild.
Interesting Facts • Lager Chinese Alligators can live in frozen water by keeping their noses above the water so the water doesn’t freeze over.
Works Cited • Saint Louis Zoo . ”Chinese Alligator” Internet.< www. STH zoo> 16 Oct 12. • www. arkive. Org. • www. Toledo zoo. Org.