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Alligator Alley is a swamp sanctuary with an elevated boardwalk where you can get an up close view hundreds of alligators & wildlife in their natural habitat.
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The Life of an Alligator

Although they are known as ferocious hunters, mother alligators are very caring toward their young in the beginning stages of their lives. After spending 9-10 weeks protecting her eggs, she stays with the hatchlings for at least the first year of their lives. Here, we’ll...

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Winter is Coming…To Alligator Alley

Cooler weather has finally arrived on the Gulf Coast and our team here at Alligator Alley has been busy making sure our scaly friends are happy, healthy and comfortable over the next few months. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how alligators handle winter.   Alligators are ectothermic...

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10 Fun Facts about Reptiles

The folks here at Alligator Alley certainly know a thing or two about reptiles, and we enjoy teaching our visitors all about our scaly friends. In honor of Reptile Awareness Day on October 21, we want to share some of our knowledge with our friends.   ...

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Farm Friends Feature: The Godfather

  When people think of our name, “Alligator Alley,” they typically imagine a swamp crawling with alligators. If you have visited Alligator Alley before you are well aware that we are home to over 400 alligators, but you may also remember that we are home to...

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Farm Friends Feature: Hank and Moonpie

    Our name may be Alligator Alley, but our land serves as home to a diverse population of creatures. From bullfrogs to fox squirrels, we’re not your typical alligator farm. For the first time on our blog, we are shining the spotlight on some of our...

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A Day on the Farm

We get asked a lot what it’s like to work with alligators. The truth is, it’s just like a normal 9-5 job – minus the office cubicles and add in colleagues with much sharper teeth. Most days are about the same, but everyday keeps us...

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