connectVideoAlligators and dinosaurs have more in common than we think
Crocodiles and dinosaurs are found for both the ability to hear, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience.
A huge, bellowing alligator was jumped and bitten off by another alligator in Florida, a video shows.
Seana Sasnett was the filming of the alligator, together with a second next to it — at Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, Florida, Wednesday morning when a third alligator jumped in the frame.
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“I was just on the film, and the two alligators bellowing, and not at all in the third, until he came with his mouth open, and bite him,” Sasnett told FOX 13. “It was exciting to see.”
In the short video, which Sasnett posted on Facebook, after the larger alligator bitten, the smaller gator jumped to the side, away from the splashing water of the two fighting reptiles.
Sasnett then placed on a second video, which shows that the gators after their short battle.
They can be seen swimming peacefully in the water, for the greater gator went back to bellowing in the direction of the gator that swam away when the fighting began.
The gator that started the fight can be seen going under the water before it disappears.
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Alligators words are often a sign of mating season, according to the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens in Naples, Fla., although the gators do below all year round.
“Alligators also can below to communicate size to one another,” the zoo said in a Facebook post, and some of their gators of the noise in April. “While both males and females bellow, males can reach a lower frequency.”
According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), alligators begin to court in the beginning of April and mate in May or June.
Apart from roaming further from their lagoons, warmer temperatures, also the rev-up of alligators’ metabolism, making them more active and aggressive as they hunt for prey and to mate.
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The FWC advises not to swim during the twilight or dawn — an alligator the most active hours — the keeping of animals on a leash and away from the water and keep a safe distance when they come in contact with the large creature.
Fox News’ Allie Raffa contributed to this report.