American Alligator

Alfred Huang North American Crane Exhibit

The Alfred Huang North American Crane Exhibit highlights conservation efforts being made to bring the whooping crane back from the brink of extinction, and also tells the story about the sandhill crane, another important North American species.

The new American alligator exhibit, featuring three gators ranging in size from 5 to 7 feet in length, recently opened within the Alfred Huang North American Crane Exhibit. This permanent seasonal exhibit is a great opportunity to educate visitors of all ages about these incredibly powerful creatures.

Alligator Box

Featured creature:

American Alligator

American alligators have long "armored" bodies, short legs, and they use their long, flat tails to propell them through the water. They're found in freshwater swamps, marshes, lakes and rivers. Learn more.

Also in this exhibit:

  • Hooded Merganser
  • Barrow's Goldeneye
  • Sandhill Crane