The only two species of alligators in the world live in Southeast of United states and in China.

The most of American alligators live in Florida and Louisiana & the Chinese ones in valley of Yangtze River, these ones being an endangered species.

Yangtze River

A view of the Yangtze river with cruise boats for tourists

The habitats of the American alligator are freshwaters and brackish environment.


A close up of a Yangtze Alligator sunbathing on a rock

Alligators are considered very important for keeping the ecological diversity in wetlands.

Due to their large presence, Florida is one of the best places where alligators can be seen in their natural environment.

Travel in Hillsborough River State Park, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Ocala National Forest or Myakka River State Park & you can enjoy of untouched Florida landscapes, kayaking, hiking and bird watching opportunities and watch alligators in the wild.

Merritt Island

Lake at sunset, Black Point Wildlife Drive, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Titusville, Florida, USA

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