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American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)

Juvenile alligator in spirit, from Florida, USA

Juvenile alligator in spirit, from Florida, USA

This American alligator is a very young specimen, measuring only about 270 millimetres in length. Adults can grow up to almost five metres in length!

This particular specimen was collected in Florida, sometime before 1886, and is preserved in spirit.

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