With their bodies on ice, alligators go into a state of dormancy called torpor in which their metabolism slows considerably. "(It's) just an absolute unbelievable survival technique and these guys were built tough millions of years ago and they remain tough today".
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In the video that is making rounds on internet, it is being told that how the crocodile remains alive in frozen water. When the water or air temperatures are too low for them to be active, experts say these reptiles go into a "state of brumation".
'No, they will not respond, ' the park said in a Facebookpost. At least not while the water is still frozen around them. On behalf of the park it was said that there will be no response from alligators in such a situation, because they are putting their energy in the right place to correct their body temperature. "And it made sense immediately why they were doing it". "But just to be careful, I researched it very quickly to make sure that was OK because I have never seen that before".
According to local wildlife specialists, this type of behavior is not that uncommon in large species of reptiles such as the alligators. He said he posted the videos because it's a great learning experience for the public.
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High temps are nearly irrelevant from teens early to single digits in the afternoon and staying steady or falling all afternoon. TONIGHT: Temperatures tonight will still be cold, but we will see improvements from last night under mostly cloudy skies.