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Are there alligators in Smith Lake Alabama?

Last Updated: 18th March, 2020

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Butler explained that alligators are very unlikely to find their way into Smith Lake by natural means, and that no alligators have been placed in the lake area by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. “Any alligators in this area will be released pets,” said Butler.

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Similarly, it is asked, are there alligators in Alabama lakes?

Alligators prefer living in fresh water lakes and slow-moving rivers and their associated wetlands. In Alabama, they are commonly found near the coastal area. But alligators have also been spotted in the Tennessee and Elk rivers near Tennessee.

Also, are there crocodiles in Alabama? According to the Alabama Extension Service, there are two types of crocodilian species in the U.S: crocodiles and alligators. In Alabama, alligators are mostly found in the coastal and inland waters of the Mobile Delta but have been reported as far north as the Tennessee and Elk Rivers.

Just so, does Smith Mountain Lake have alligators?

SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, Va. According to the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, there is no evidence of alligators in the lake. The department says they see pictures like this a lot, and people do not need to be afraid.

How far north in the US are alligators?

American alligators can be found in the coastal wetlands of the U.S. Southeast, as far north as North Carolina and as far west as eastern Texas. Their range extends down to southern Florida and includes the Everglades.

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