Alligators Have Fascinating Way To Survive In Freezing Weather

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In the U.S. state of North Carolina along with the water in the pond froze and alligators. Shallotte River Swamp Park in your account in Facebook has published photos, which show the ice frozen in toothy jaws.

While living reptiles, as they have the ability to regulate their body temperature, adapting to environmental conditions. According to experts, alligators instinctively know when the pond’s frozen. They stick out from under the water nostrils and freeze, to ice covered their mouths, and then in this “limbo” state waiting for the thaw.

In comments to the video users are asked whether to react reptiles, if someone will be near their nose. The Park responded that the gators most likely will not reply, as saves energy to maintain body temperature.