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The American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, is native to the southeastern United States. Alligator populations were in decline until the 1980s due to illegal hunting, but have since made a comeback.

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Wolf Alan. American Alligator. 2005. Flickr. (Accessed December 7, 2018)

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