Question: Are there alligators in Spain?

What countries have alligators?

There are only two countries on earth that have alligators: the United States and China. The Chinese alligator is endangered and lives only in the Yangtze River valley though currently Rockefeller Wildlife refuge in southern Louisiana has several in captivity in an attempt to preserve the species.

Could a crocodile survive in England?

According to Colin, the reptiles would not be able to last long on the city streets or in the river Severn. “Even in the warmest UK weather, it’s chilly for a crocodile,” he said. “There have been crocs and gators released in the UK.

Are there alligators in Australia?

There are no alligators in Australia, only crocodiles. They can live in either fresh or saltwater and are found across much of the top coast of Australia. Both fresh and saltwater crocodiles live throughout Kakadu National Park, so if you do happen to see one, be sure to ask your guide about which species it may be.

Does alligator live in Africa?

While they both belong to the Crocodilia order, they are members of two quite separate taxonomic families. Besides, alligators DO NOT live in Africa. The only one of the two you will find in Africa is the crocodile.

Does New Zealand have crocodiles?

Much like with the snakes, New Zealand is officially a croc free country. This isn’t to say that one or two might not show their faces from time to time however, as there have been a confirmed sighting or two over the years.

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What did Europeans think of alligators?

The elite literary tradition of medieval Europe did offer something vaguely similar to alligators: the crocodile.

Are there alligators or crocodiles in Spain?

They are widespread in sub-Saharan Africa but not native to Spain. Local police, a group of biologists and SEPRONA, a special nature unit of Spain’s Civil Guard, are patrolling the rivers and setting up lures in the hopes of capturing the animal.