There are many things you may encounter when swimming in the ocean. Alligators probably aren’t one of them.
While alligators can tolerate salt water for a few hours or even days, they are primarily freshwater animals, living in swampy areas, rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds.
Revised January 11, 2013
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