Are Alligators Nocturnal? (Can they see in the dark?)

Are Alligators Nocturnal

Alligators are very interesting creatures and there is so much to learn about them. Dive in for some interesting facts about alligators.  Are alligators nocturnal? Alligators are both nocturnal and diurnal, which means that they are active during the day and night. And since alligators are partly nocturnal, they have an “eyeshine”. What is an alligator’s “eye shine”?  Alligators, and other nocturnal … Read more

Are Crocodiles Mammals?

Are Crocodiles Mammals

All creatures in the animal kingdom, from dogs and flamingos to whales and clownfish – and even you, are divided into groups for classification. These groups are mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, invertebrates, and insects.   Are crocodiles mammals? Crocodiles are not mammals, but instead, they are reptiles. Let’s take a look at why crocodiles are considered reptiles. Remember what … Read more