Grace lee alligators

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Grace lee alligators

  1. 1. Alligators By: Grace Lee Grade 6 Fessenden School Scientific Name: Mississippians Scientific Classification: Crocodilians
  2. 2. Scientific Classification <ul><li>Crocodilians (ancient order of reptiles) </li></ul><ul><li>Kingdom: Animalia </li></ul><ul><li>Phylum: Chordate </li></ul><ul><li>Class: Reptilia </li></ul><ul><li>Superorder: Crocodylomorpha </li></ul><ul><li>Order: Crocodylia </li></ul><ul><li>Family: Alligatoridoe </li></ul><ul><li>Subfamily: Alligatoridoe </li></ul>
  3. 3. Major Body Parts and colours <ul><li>tails </li></ul><ul><li>jaws </li></ul><ul><li>thick scales </li></ul><ul><li>teeth </li></ul><ul><li>brown </li></ul><ul><li>green </li></ul><ul><li>yellow </li></ul><ul><li>black </li></ul>
  4. 4. Habitat <ul><li>swamps South America </li></ul><ul><li>ponds North America </li></ul><ul><li>rivers Texas </li></ul><ul><li>lakes North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>marshes Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Louisiana </li></ul>
  5. 5. Life Cycle <ul><li>Through Eggs </li></ul><ul><li>mothers lay eggs every year in August-September </li></ul><ul><li>fight off predators </li></ul><ul><li>gets babies to water safely </li></ul>
  6. 6. Food  <ul><li>insects </li></ul><ul><li>tad poles </li></ul><ul><li>frogs </li></ul><ul><li>snails </li></ul><ul><li>crabs </li></ul><ul><li>shrimps </li></ul><ul><li>birds </li></ul><ul><li>small fish </li></ul><ul><li>snakes </li></ul><ul><li>turtles </li></ul><ul><li>antelopes </li></ul>
  7. 7. Predators <ul><li>antelopes </li></ul><ul><li>bulls </li></ul><ul><li>birds </li></ul><ul><li>snakes </li></ul><ul><li>other alligators </li></ul>
  8. 8. How do alligators help the environment? <ul><li>eats big predators such as snakes </li></ul><ul><li>that is helpful because some snakes harm the environment. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Humans kill alligators to make…. <ul><li>b oots </li></ul><ul><li>s hoes </li></ul><ul><li>t ravel bags </li></ul><ul><li>s addle bags </li></ul><ul><li>p urses </li></ul><ul><li>c ard cases </li></ul><ul><li>b elts </li></ul><ul><li>w allets </li></ul><ul><li>h and bags </li></ul><ul><li>b ook covers </li></ul>
  10. 10. How can we help the alligators? <ul><li>m ake special laws to protect alligators not to kill </li></ul><ul><li>s top killing them for their adaptations </li></ul>
  11. 11. Interesting Facts and Pictures  <ul><li>Alligators have existed from 500 million years ago until now . They were the dinosaurs’ cousins. </li></ul>
  12. 12. References  <ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><li>www.google.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Reptiles </li></ul><ul><li>Alligators </li></ul><ul><li>Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Alligators and crocodiles </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>THE END  !!!! Thanks for watching my slide show!!!! Hope you enjoyed my slide show  !!!!!!!!! </li></ul>

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