About White Alligators:
Is that Alligator an
It is said that if one gazes into the
eyes of a white alligator, that good luck and prosperity will come to them
in the New Year.
coloration comes from a rare combination of recessive genes.
They live primarily in freshwater swamps and marshes in the
Southeastern United States. White
alligators are lacking pigmentation in their skin but their eyes are
pigmented, hence they are not albino.
Alligators make a
low frequency bellowing sound which can travel a significant distance
through the water to announce their presence to prospective mates.
Keep your eyes open, and you might just be luck enough to see
one of these rare creatures!
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