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I am the founder and owner of Fauna Facts. My mission is to write valuable and entertaining information about animals and pets for my audience. I hope you enjoy the site!

What Colors are Alligators and Crocodiles?

Alligators have a darker color than crocodiles. Most of the time, alligators are blackish-grey. Crocodiles, on the other hand, are light-colored. Crocodiles are typically olive green or brown (tan). The color between these two reptiles varies because of their environment. In fact, one study shows that crocodylians modify their skin color in response to changing …

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All 8 Types of Alligators Living and Extinct! (Listed from A to Z)

There are only two types of alligators left in the world. These are the American alligator and Chinese alligator. There are 6 species of alligators now extinct. While the American alligator is still abundant, the Chinese alligator is considered vulnerable according to the IUCN red list. All 8 other types of alligators are now completely …

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All 27 Types of Crocodiles (A to Z List with Pictures)

There are three sub-families in the crocodile classification, which include the Alligatoridae, Crocodylidae, and the Gavialidae. For all these families, there is a total of 27 species. There are only two species left in the Gavialidae family, a few for the alligators and caimans, and several for the true crocodile, or Crocodylidae. Types of Crocodiles …

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31 Animals that Burrow Underground (A to Z List & Pictures)

Animals that burrow underground will do so for warmth and protection. They will protect themselves by creating burrows that are almost inaccessible for their predators to access, but will also use their burrows to escape the cold in winter. Burrowing animals also often have adaptations on their bodies that help them to burrow such as …

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41 Powerful Apex Predators (A to Z List with Pictures)

Apex predators are at the top of the food chain. They don’t have natural predators and throughout evolution, have relied on other animals for food. However, some apex predators are threatened despite their seemingly invincible nature because of human interventions and causes. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the top apex …

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45 Animals that Live in the Desert (A to Z List & Pictures)

Deserts are uncompromising places. It takes dedication and resourcefulness to survive in the desert. But animals that live in the desert have several adaptations that allow them to survive the dry habitat and the heat. In this article, we’re going to go over some of the most renowned, dangerous, and resourceful animals that live in …

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