Alligator Eggs

Akinwalere Olaleye
Sep 16, 2022 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on Mar 06, 2021
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Kids will love this free printable alligator eggs coloring pages resource. In order to protect her young ones, female alligators make nests in the form of a mound in marshy areas and near ponds that are isolated.

Nests are usually built up of plants, mud, grass, and sticks. Alligator eggs are considered to be unique due to their property of changing their sex according to the environment they are kept in.


Eggs staying in regions of temperatures below 86° Fahrenheit will turn into females, and those kept at temperatures above 91.4° Farhenheit will yield male eggs. Any temperature that in between will have both male and female alligators.

These helpful sheets can also be used to learn more about alligator eggs offering the kids a chance to know more interesting facts about them! Did you know?

Alligator eggs hatch in late summers. Hatchlings come out of their eggs by cracking the egg open with the help of their tooth that grows for this specific purpose and then vanishes after a few days.

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