alligator vs crocodile

alligator crocodile

Definitions

  • 1) A long line or procession of people (especially children) walking together.
  • 2) Any of a variety of related predatory amphibious reptiles, related to the alligator.
  • 3) Any of various large aquatic reptiles of the family Crocodylidae that are native to tropical and subtropical regions and have thick, armorlike skin and long tapering jaws.
  • 4) Leather made from crocodile skin.
  • 5) Chiefly British A line of people, especially pupils or choir members, standing two abreast.
  • 6) A crocodilian reptile, such as an alligator, caiman, or gharial.
  • 7) false or affected tears; hypocritical sorrow; -- derived from the fiction of old travelers, that crocodiles shed tears over their prey.
  • 8) (Zoöl.) an African plover (Pluvianus ægypticus) which alights upon the crocodile and devours its insect parasites, even entering its open mouth (according to reliable writers) in pursuit of files, etc.; -- called also Nile bird. It is the trochilos of ancient writers.
  • 9) (Logic) A fallacious dilemma, mythically supposed to have been first used by a crocodile.
  • 10) (Zoöl.) A large reptile of the genus Crocodilus, of several species. They grow to the length of sixteen or eighteen feet, and inhabit the large rivers of Africa, Asia, and America. The eggs, laid in the sand, are hatched by the sun's heat. The best known species is that of the Nile (Crocodilus vulgaris, or Crocodilus Niloticus). The Florida crocodile (Crocodilus Americanus) is much less common than the alligator and has longer jaws. The name is also sometimes applied to the species of other related genera, as the gavial and the alligator.
  • 11) large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; of sluggish tropical waters
  • 12) An animal of the order Crocodilia, and especially of the family Crocodilidæ (see these words).
  • 13) In logic, a sophism of counter-questioning.
  • 14) Like a crocodile, or like something pertaining to a crocodile.

Examples

  • 1) There was also a sort of faux alligator skin tiling around the basin.
  • 2) There is also a farm where one can noisily wrestle with an alligator.
  • 3) Their descendants still survive in the form of crocodiles and alligators.
  • 4) And lurking in domestic enclosures are ten alligators and nine crocodiles.
  • 5) There have also been six recorded fights between snakes and alligators.
  • 6) We've seen alligators on the banks so we know they are around.
  • 7) Wait till you see their alligator hunt up the river - it has a real snap to it.
  • 8) He had alligators and snakes.
  • 9) Unlike Florida, there is no danger of being attacked by an alligator on the golf course.
  • 10) I wrestled with an alligator.
  • 11) Lock may leap at the chance to wrestle an alligator, but not all comedians want to embrace their inner Neanderthal.
  • 12) I was intrigued to read last week that in Louisiana the cost of alligator skin has risen more than 50%.
  • 13) "Well, old alligator, what's the time o 'day?" asked another man, bringing down a brawny paw, with a resounding thump, upon the Herculean shoulders of the first querist, thereby giving me the information that in the West _alligator_ is a designation of the _genus homo_; in fact, that it is customary for a man to address his fellow-man as "old alligator," instead of "old fellow."
  • 14) _alligator_ is a designation of the _genus homo_; in fact, that it is customary for a man to address his fellow-man as “old alligator,” instead of “old fellow.”
  • 15) LOL You know we hear the term "alligator arms" right?
  • 16) "I suppose it's what they call the alligator-gar, Pete."
  • 17) "You get what we call alligator cracking," said Stacey Young, a pavement engineer for the Lubbock district of the Texas Department of Transportation, referring to small seams in the pavement.
  • 18) I'm just wondering if "alotofnothing's&# 8221; alligator is code for ...
  • 19) The "wrestling" in alligator wrestling is something of a misnomer.
  • 20) Neither Greco-Roman, nor WWF, alligator wrestlers are actually trying to do something more akin to calf-roping: Catch an alligator from a pool or pit and bind its jaws shut with rope.
  • 21) Think of it as a stimulus for $200/hour lawyers in alligator shoes.
  • 22) ‘The zoo here is now playing host to a pair each of seamy crocodiles, alligators and caimans, giving the city dwellers a glimpse of some rare species.’
  • 23) ‘Caiman belong to the group known as crocodilians, which also includes alligators and crocodiles.’
  • 24) ‘Stunned parkgoers have even spotted the pythons in epic battles with native alligators.’
  • 25) ‘At Gatorland, lake levels were lowered in order to prevent floods spilling the 1,000 alligators and crocodiles into the surrounding area.’
  • 26) ‘Many people think there is a big difference between crocodiles and alligators, but this is not correct as they both belong to the same family.’
  • 27) ‘Crocodiles and alligators have changed very little since their beginning.’
  • 28) ‘My guess is that alligators and water moccasins outnumber race fans in the Homestead area, which is south of Miami.’
  • 29) ‘A variety of turtles lived in the rivers, along with gar, freshwater clams and snails, crayfish, and alligators.’
  • 30) ‘For now, the alligators in the Florida Everglades are holding their ground against the invading snakes.’
  • 31) ‘Coyotes, white-tailed deer, elk, and even alligators can cause problems on the ground.’
  • 32) ‘When docking or beaching, look for evidence of turtles, birds, alligators and other animals along shore.’
  • 33) ‘The gardens contained heated pools for his menagerie of alligators and tropical turtles.’
  • 34) ‘Bullough brought alligators and giant turtles to the island, where they lived in heated glasshouses.’
  • 35) ‘Potential alligators should form an orderly crocodile line and apply quickly to avoid tears.’
  • 36) ‘And it is fair to say they are rather desperate to catch Chucky the alligator and the other five alligators.’
  • 37) ‘There are snakes and alligators everywhere, and the more you see, the more you realise the city isn't going to be liveable for who knows how long.’
  • 38) ‘Saltwater marshes and ponds dot the landscape, and alligators lazily sun themselves on banks.’
  • 39) ‘This environmentally protected area is home to turtles, crabs, dolphins, and alligators.’
  • 40) ‘Mississippi alligators commonly live for about 80 years.’
  • 41) ‘The lake view turned out to be a murky green puddle of water several feet deep, full of moss, slime, and a pack of vicious alligators.’
  • 42) ‘George can provide exotic skins too, like alligator, lizard, ostrich and even stingray.’
  • 43) ‘In the dim light could be seen a black cowboy hat, a black trench coat, a pair of dirty blue jeans with alligator skin boots and a generous helping of ammo belts draped over his chest.’
  • 44) ‘He wore dark blue pants and alligator skin boots, and a white shirt that had long puffy sleeves and purple embroidery on the cuffs.’
  • 45) ‘Startled by Theo's sudden arrival, the old lady emitted a little shriek and clutched her alligator skin handbag tightly to her chest.’
  • 46) ‘Get rid of alligator legs by first exfoliating in the shower.’

Examples

  • 1) Police warned residents to be alert for crocodiles in suburban areas after a car hit a large crocodile on a busy road in Darwin.
  • 2) The ones in our photo appear to have green crocodile skin at the back, red something or other (velvet?
  • 3) His suit is made of a false crocodile head and a protective metal cage covered in canvas.
  • 4) But these neat little rounds of white crocodile meat had no smell and frankly no taste.
  • 5) We know now they were crocodile tears.
  • 6) Is there a large toy crocodile in your hand luggage?
  • 7) But they were crocodile tears and he showed no emotion when his lies were finally exposed.
  • 8) And its grief smacks of crocodile tears.
  • 9) There is no ethical difference between a fur coat and a leather jacket, crocodile or suede.
  • 10) The upholstery was in Chinese silk and the car was trimmed with crocodile skin.
  • 11) They don't have embarrassing egos and ludicrous outfits or shed crocodile tears.
  • 12) Ignore the past week's crocodile tears from the players.
  • 13) If that proves to be the case, no crocodile tears should be should shed for him.
  • 14) crocodile tears, thought some at the time.
  • 15) But you won't get crocodile tears from the fighters.
  • 16) Over the last 24 hours almost the entire shadow cabinet have packed their bags and shed crocodile tears.
  • 17) Are the rich fed up with being fed up, and keen to open their crocodile skin wallets again?
  • 18) They are crying crocodile tears.
  • 19) WHERE would you expect to find the world's largest indoor crocodile park?
  • 20) I'm thinking of his crocodile tears at the launch of his election video this week.
  • 21) But crocodile tears and a few slick PR phrases are not enough.
  • 22) And let's not forget the oversized crocodile leather messenger bags, worn strapped across the body.
  • 23) The Nile crocodile eats more humans than any other predator on Earth.
  • 24) Police searched the river, which contains a large number of crocodiles, with boats and a helicopter.
  • 25) Because crocodile skin is prized in the leather industry, one animal can be worth up to 1,000 and most will become bags or shoes.
  • 26) 'Either the crocodile is a weird looking rhombifer, or the animal is some type of hybrid,' she said.
  • 27) Whether this leviathan be a whale or a crocodile is a great dispute among the learned, which I will not undertake to determine; some of the particulars agree more easily to the one, others to the other; both are very strong and fierce, and the power of the Creator appears in them.
  • 28) Did he spill his mint juleppe and break down in crocodile tears?
  • 29) Stay tuned for more about Argentina … including recipes … Also, crocodile is yummy!
  • 30) I've seen this before and it's a crocodile from a South African National Park.
  • 31) The crocodile is still chasing Hook for more human flesh.
  • 32) Cell phone keeps ringing in Ukrainian crocodile's tummy
  • 33) ‘They could see the scaled skin of crocodiles and alligators along with an assortment of fish swimming about.’
  • 34) ‘Hunted extensively for their skins, large crocodiles are becoming increasingly rare.’
  • 35) ‘Many of the children were surprised at the texture of the crocodile's skin.’
  • 36) ‘The tail sweep of a tuna, a newt, a crocodile, or a whale is the leverage act of the backbone pushing water with the expanded tail.’
  • 37) ‘Caiman belong to the group known as crocodilians, which also includes alligators and crocodiles.’
  • 38) ‘The surviving sauropsids include turtles, lizards, crocodiles and birds, all of which are still around today.’
  • 39) ‘We turn next to crocodiles and alligators, in which the heart has two anatomically separate ventricles.’
  • 40) ‘Alligators and crocodiles have nerves in their teeth, and when they feel the bar, they chomp down.’
  • 41) ‘Their descendants include extant species such as birds, crocodiles and alligators.’
  • 42) ‘Most of us aren't going to see a crocodile or an alligator in the wild.’
  • 43) ‘Some apes were killed by predators such as crocodiles when they went to drink out of the lake.’
  • 44) ‘After all, crocodiles are cold-blooded reptiles, and don't live in these climes.’
  • 45) ‘After two more sightings of giant reptiles, both crocodiles, we pulled into a small cove.’
  • 46) ‘Alligators and crocodiles have dots on their skin that scientists have long suspected to be sense organs.’
  • 47) ‘It probably lived in a shallow lake populated by dinosaurs, crocodiles, turtles, and numerous types of fish.’
  • 48) ‘Saltwater crocodiles and other crocodile species are the most likely predators of smooth-coated otters.’
  • 49) ‘Their heads were akin to those of a crocodile, with short yellow teeth protruding over scaled lips, and the long snout jutting forwards.’
  • 50) ‘Man is the primary predator, but others include leopards, crocodiles, and birds.’
  • 51) ‘Snakes, crocodiles, and crabs scurry and swim about the forest floor.’
  • 52) ‘Our streams and rivers teem with crocodiles, gharials and a large variety of fish, turtles and dolphins.’
  • 53) ‘Shoes are sling-backed heels of crocodile and patent leather.’
  • 54) ‘Accessories include wedged shoes in crocodile, aged leather belts cinched around jackets and blazers recalling Dr. Zhivago.’
  • 55) ‘Shoes are pointed and classic in crocodile and patterned leather with a lace or side buckle.’
  • 56) ‘Karl Lagerfeld, dressed in knee-high crocodile boots and a leather choker, was one of the speakers.’
  • 57) ‘Your jacket, sneakers, and the cell phone in your pocket become an Italian suit, crocodile shoes, and high-caliber pistol.’
  • 58) ‘Guys with painted shirts and vests underneath, big turn-up jeans and crocodile shoes.’
  • 59) ‘It's like having ivory on your mantelpiece and crocodile shoes in your closet.’
  • 60) ‘Coupled with his navy crocodile shoes, Muhammad sees it as a sure bargain.’
  • 61) ‘He offers perhaps the widest range of exotic leathers, from crocodile to shark.’
  • 62) ‘The new boutique is a wonder of luxury: the major part of the store's furnishings are covered in chic and pricey crocodile.’
  • 63) ‘Ranging in price from $175 to $500, each handbag is crafted from either calf hide, lambskin, or crocodile.’
  • 64) ‘crocodile is huge for autumn.’
  • 65) ‘He used the corset look to great effect, particularly when he paired a white crocodile bustier with a black silk chiffon petal skirt and a rose silk faille bustier with a black silk chiffon lace inset skirt.’
  • 66) ‘Will the UK scheme to walk a crocodile of children to school give them independence - or simply embarrass them?’
  • 67) ‘The crocodile involves the group walking one behind another and throwing a ball back down the line.’
  • 68) ‘The owner of one stall enthused about the rich tradition of cheesemaking he'd inherited, along with his flock of sheep, to a crocodile of rapt schoolchildren.’
  • 69) ‘For example, when a school crocodile passed, the eye would count it as one person.’
  • 70) ‘Kids and not-kids and people so far from being kids they were coming round for a second chance formed a long crocodile queue round and round the shop, up and down the aisles, all lined up to pay for their copies.’
  • 71) ‘As a crocodile of children snaked their way through the school gates of a Hampshire school there was no sign that a black panther could be at large.’
  • 72) ‘They wore uniform, had uniform haircuts, slept in large dormitories known as wards, and walked everywhere crocodile fashion.’
  • 73) crocodiles are feared by many humans
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