By Louise Hayes,Philippe Henry
From its starting in a pile of eggs buried in a meticulously built nest to its attainable finish as an alligator burger or a couple of shoes, an alligator’s habitat personal tastes occasionally coincide with the favourite haunts of boaters, hunters, and coastal residents.
In Alligators of Texas, biologist Louise Hayes and photographer Philippe Henry convey readers up with regards to this cryptic reptile’s nutrients offerings, parenting talents, communique innovations, and responses to common occasions similar to freezes and hurricanes. additionally they relate a few Texas “alligator tales”; speak about alligator farming, searching, and reside shooting; and view how humans can effectively co-exist with this predator. They finish by means of telling readers the place they could view alligators, either within the wild and in captivity.
even though now not as frequently, as simply, or maybe as fortunately saw as white-tailed deer or armadillos, the yankee alligator is an iconic Texas animal, and figuring out extra approximately its lifestyles and conduct may help Texans larger comprehend its rightful position within the landscape.
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Alligators of Texas (Gulf Coast Books, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi) by Louise Hayes,Philippe Henry