An Alligator is a crocodilian in the genus ‘Alligator’ of the family ‘Alligatoridae’. Alligators are large, semi-aquatic carnivorous reptiles with four small legs and a very large, long tail. The tail is half the animals total length.
Alligators tails help propel them rapidly through the water and is used to make pools of water during the dry seasons called ‘gator holes’. Check out these facts!