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1 Ackerman, D. 1991. The moon by whale light: and other adventures among bats, penguins, crocodilians, and whales. Random House, New York, New York, USA. 249pp.
2 Allen, E. R. 1935. Some alligator secrets. Florida Conservator 1(10):10–11.
3 Allen, E. R. 1940. About Florida's alligators. Florida Game and Fish 1(6):7–9, 14.
4 Allen, E. R. 1942. Alligators and crocodiles. Florida Game and Fish 3(3):8–10.
5 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1952. The American alligator. Florida Wildlife 6(5):8–9, 44.
6 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1956. Some color abnormalities in crocodilians. Copeia 1956:124.
7 Anonymous. 1876. Largest alligator killed in Florida for many years. Forest and Stream 7(6):84.
8 Anonymous. 1923. Alligators: how to keep them down on the farm. Literary Digest 78(11):54, 56, 58.
9 Anonymous. 1981. Giant alligators. Newsletter of the National Alligator Association, Orlando, Florida, USA.
10 Ashley, D. 1993. Developing Florida's Alligator Harvest Program: the experimental harvests. Gatortales, The Florida Alligator Trapping Association Newsletter 1(2):4.
11 Barbour, T. 1933. A large alligator skull. Copeia 1933:43.
12 Barbour, T. 1944. Alligators and crocodiles. The Atlantic 174(1):87–91.
13 Barbour, T. 1944. That vanishing Eden: a naturalist's Florida. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 237pp.
14 Beltz, E. 1997. Herp news from around the world: primitive gators meet civilized people. Vivarium 8(6):12–13.
15 Beltz, E. 1998. Herp news from around the world: the human/reptile interface. Vivarium 9(1):12.
16 Beltz, E. 1999. Herp news from around the world: gators, gators everywhere. Vivarium 11(1):10.
17 Blatchley, W. S. 1902. A nature wooing at Ormond by the Sea. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 245pp.
18 Brinton, D. G. 1869. A guide-book of Florida and the South, for tourists, invalids and emigrants, with a map of the St. John River. George MacLean, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 136pp.
19 Carbonneau, D. 1996. State record alligators. Gatortales, The American Alligator News Magazine 4(1):9.
20 Cochran, D. M. 1944. Dangerous reptiles. Pages 275–324 in Annual Report Smithsonian Institution for 1943. Publication 3753.
21 Cory, C. B. 1895. Alligators and crocodiles. Pages 65–72 in Hunting and fishing in Florida. The Barta Press, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
22 Cox, C., and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 1993. Localization of insulin-like growth factor-I-like immunoreactivity in the reproductive tract of the vitellogenic female American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis. Anatomical Record 236:635–640.
23 Dacy, G. H. 1923. The world's largest alligator ranch. Nature Magazine 2(1):8–10.
24 Dean, C. A. 1907. Alligators I have met. Pages 73–75 in E. H. D. Pearse. 1954. Florida's vanishing era: from the journals of a young girl and her father, 1887 to 1910. [No publisher given]
25 Erickson, G. M. 1995. Toothlessness in American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis). Page 99 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 8–13 August 1995, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.
26 Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida. 1939. Florida: a guide to the southernmost state. Oxford University Press, New York, New York, USA. 600pp.
27 Gregware, B., and C. Gregware. 1997. Guide to the Lake Okeechobee area. Pineapple Press, Inc., Sarasota, Florida, USA. 212pp.
28 Gross, W. H. 1991. Gator! Gator! Outdoor Life (January):58–59, 94–96.
29 Guggisberg, C. A. W. 1972. Crocodiles: their natural history, folklore and conservation. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. 195pp.
30 Guillette, L. J., Jr., T. S. Gross, G. R. Masson, J. M. Matter, H. F. Percival, and A. R. Woodward. 1994. Developmental abnormalities of the gonad and abnormal sex hormone concentrations in juvenile American alligators from contaminated and control lakes in Florida. Environmental Health Perspectives 102:680–688.
31 Guillette, L. J., Jr., A. R. Woodward, D. A. Crain, D. B. Pickford, A. A. Rooney, and H. F. Percival. 1999. Plasma steroid concentrations and male phallus size in juvenile alligators from seven Florida lakes. General and Comparative Endocrinology 116:356–372.
32 Hall, P. M. 1991. Estimation of nesting female crocodilian size from clutch characteristics: correlates of reproductive mode, and harvest implications. Journal of Herpetology 25:133–141.
33 Harper, M. 1980. Gator had long life, but stayed in Florida. Indigo, News Bulletin of the Florida Herpetological Society 1:80.
34 Harris, S. 1980. Crocodiles and alligators. Franklin Watts, New York, New York, USA.
35 Hartley, W., and E. Hartley. 1977. The alligator: king of the wilderness. Thomas Nelson, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. 175pp.
36 Hubbard, C. C. 1876. The Florida alligator; his customs, capture and care. C. C. Hubbard, Middletown, Connecticut, USA. 49pp.
37 Jones, A. 1997. Big reptiles, big lies. Reptile & Amphibian Magazine (November–December):22–27.
38 Kellogg, R. 1929. The habits and economic importance of alligators. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin No. 147, Washington, D.C. 36pp.
39 Kushlan, J. A., and T. Jacobsen. 1990. Environmental variability and the reproductive success of Everglades alligators. Journal of Herpetology 24:176–184.
40 Laycock, G. 1967. The troubled alligator. Field & Stream 71(12):49, 141–143.
41 Mahoney, L. T. 1991. Gator! Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, California, USA. 80pp.
42 Maynard, C. J. 1929. Adventures of a naturalist in Florida – III. Florida Naturalist 2:61–69.
43 Mazzotti, F. J., and L. A. Brandt. 1994. Ecology of the American alligator in a seasonally fluctuating environment. Pages 485–505 in S. M. Davis and J. C. Ogden, editors. Everglades: the ecosystem and its restoration. St. Lucie Press, Delray Beach, Florida, USA.
44 McCall, G. A. 1868. Letters from the frontiers. J. B. Lippincott and Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 539pp.
45 McKay, D. B., editor. 1959. Pioneer life. Volume I. Southern Publishing Company, Tampa, Florida, USA. 292pp.
46 Milnes, M. R., A. R. Woodward, and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 1998. Morphometric analysis of hatchling American alligators Alligator mississippiensis from three Florida lakes. American Zoologist 38(5):64A (abstract).
47 Milnes, M. R., A. R. Woodward, and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 2001. Morphological variation in hatchling American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) from three Florida lakes. Journal of Herpetology 35:264–271.
48 Moore, J. C. 1953. Alligator lore for Johnnie. Everglades Natural History 1:137–138.
49 Murphy, J. M. 1987. Alligator shooting in Florida (1899). Pages 353–364 in F. Oppel and T. Meisel, editors. Tales of Old Florida. Castle, Secaucus, New Jersey, USA.
50 Neill, W. T. 1950. Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Silver Springs, Florida. Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Silver Springs, Florida, USA. 32pp.
51 Neill, W. T. 1971. The last of the ruling reptiles: alligators, crocodiles, and their kin. Columbia University Press, New York, New York, USA. 486pp.
52 Philcox, P., and B. Boe. 1999. The Sunshine State almanac and book of Florida-related stuff. Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 354pp.
53 Pritchard, P. C. H. 1975. Threatened crocodilians. Florida Naturalist 48(4):16–19.
54 Reese, A. M. 1901. The nasal passages of the Florida alligator. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 53:457–464.
55 Reese, A. M. 1913. The histology of the enteron of the Florida alligator. Anatomical Record 7:105–129.
56 Reese, A. M. 1914. The vascular system of the Florida alligator. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 66:413–425.
57 Reese, A. M. 1925. The cephalic glands of Alligator mississippiensis, Florida alligator and of Agkistrodon, copperhead and moccasin. Biological Genetics 1:482–500.
58 Ross, C. A. 1977. Scale variation in the American alligator. Abstract in Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 19–25 June 1977, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
59 Ross, C. A., and C. D. Roberts. 1979. Scalation of the American alligator. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Special Scientific Report, Wildlife No. 225. 8pp.
60 Ross, P. 1997. Record Florida alligator. Crocodile Specialist Group Newsletter 16(3):17.
61 Rowe, T., C. A. Brochu, and K. Kishi, editors. 1998. Cranial morphology of Alligator mississippiensis and phylogeny of Alligatoridea. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19(2, supplement), Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 6, Northbrook, Illinois, USA. 100pp.
62 Safford, W. E. 1919. Natural history of Paradise Key and the near-by Everglades of Florida. Pages 377–434 in Smithsonian Report for 1917. [Publication No. 2508, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.]
63 Schroder, H. H. 1941. An alligator infant. Nature Magazine 34:544.
64 Smith, G. 1968. Alligator or caiman? Florida Wildlife 22(2):20–21.
65 Steel, R. 1989. Crocodiles. Christopher Helm, London, United Kingdom. 198pp.
66 Strimple, P. 1998. Reptile news and trivia: large alligator may not be a record. Reptiles Magazine 6(2):8.
67 Strimple, P. 1998. Reptile news and trivia: tripod gator found; maybe it's a bad idea... Reptiles Magazine 6(5):8.
68 Toops, C. M. 1979. The alligator: monarch of the Everglades. Everglades Natural History Association, Homestead, Florida, USA. 63pp.
69 Usina, F. C., and W. I. Dyrsdale. 1949. Alligator!: a review of the life and habits of the American alligator with added chapters on crocodiles, Galapagos tortoises, African ostriches and alligators in motion pictures. St. Augustine Alligator Farm, St. Augustine, Florida, USA. 32pp.
70 Vollbrecht, J. L. 1946. Alligator college. Florida Outdoors 1(9):6–7, 24.
71 Vollbrecht, J. L. 1947. From swamp to swank. Nature Magazine 40:237–240. 276.
72 Ward, F. 1972. The imperiled Everglades. National Geographic Magazine 141:1–27.
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