american alligator
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    Herpetological publication links (PDF):

    Thesis: Kay. 2004. Population ecology of Crocodylus porosus (Schneider 1801) in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Ph.D. thesis, University of Queensland.

    Aggarwal, et al. 1994. Generic affinities among crocodilians as revealed by DNA fingerprinting with a Bkm-derived probe. PNAS 91: 10601-5.

    Farmer & Carrier. 2000. Pelvic aspiration in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). J Exp. Biol. 203: 1679-87.

    Grigg, et al. 1985. Diving and amphibious behaviour in a free-living Crocodylus porosus. Australian Zool. 21(7): 599-604.

    Janke & Arnason. 1997. The complete mitochondrial genome of Alligator mississippiensis and the separation between recent Archosauria (Birds and Crocodiles). Mol. Biol. Evol. 14(12): 1266-72.

    Platt & Thorbjarnarson. 2000. Status and conservation of the American crocodile, Crocodylus acutus, in Belize. Biological Conservation 96: 13-20.

    Reilly & Elias. 1998. Locomotion in Alligator mississippiensis... J Exp. Biol. 201: 2559-74.

    Sereno, et al. 2001. The giant crocodyliform Sarcosuchus from the Cretaceous of Africa. 294: 1516-9.

    Wever. 1971. Hearing in the Crocodilia. PNAS 68(7): 1498-1500.


    Crocodilian links:

    The Crocodile Files
    Crocodiles of Belize
    Cooperative feeding