Average life span: 35 to 50 years
Size: 10 to 15ft
IUCN red list status: Least Concern
The American alligator is found in freshwater rivers, lakes, swamps and marshes in Florida or Louisiana. These predators have armored bodies with powerful jaws and can weigh up to 1 thousand pounds. These big creatures also feed on fish,turtles,snakes and small mammals. Scary creatures indeed.