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Our Tractor Trailer Ride and the Reptile House Is Closed.

Angkor
Reptile Temple

Chinese Alligator

Chinese alligators are restricted to a small area of eastern China called Anhui Province around the lower Yangtze River.

Other names include 'Yangtze alligator' and 'Yow Lung' meaning muddy dragon. The Chinese alligator is one of the smallest crocodilians (a group that also includes crocodiles, caimans and the gharial) and one of the most endangered.

DID YOU KNOW? The main difference between alligators and crocodiles is that an alligator has a short ‘U’ shaped mouth and a crocodile has a large ‘V’ shaped mouth. 

Current Status

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

Key Facts

Fish, mammals and birds.
Aligatoridae
Up to 80 years
Up to 6 feet long
Up to 100 kilograms
Critically Endangered
Eastern China
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