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Name:        Josh F.
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Age:          20s
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Date: 2/15/2004


Question:
How many teeth does a alligator have?


Replies:
Hi Josh! the crocodilian species, among them the american alligator have between 74 and 80 teeth , divided into their 2 jaws.

But the interesting thing concerning crocodiles, alligators and so on is the fact that they change teeth all life, when one falls, another grows in the same place, like our own nails. Thanks for asking NEWTON!

Mabel
(Dr. Mabel Rodrigues)


Eighty, 40 top, 40 bottom. See this for a good picture of alligator anatomy:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/reptiles/alligator/coloring.shtm

J. Elliott


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