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Hey there, alligator! Scientists strap cameras onto these mighty reptiles to learn about their hunting tactics

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Alligators do their best hunting in the early morning hours, say scientists who tramped out into muddy Florida wetlands and strapped cameras onto the giant reptiles’ backs.

The findings, published in the journal PLOS One, reveals once-obscure aspects of the lives of the animals by taking the alligator’s-eye view.

Alligators and crocodiles, known together as crocodilians, are found throughout the southeastern United States. Scientists have studied their hunting and eating habits for years (a recent study even found that these…

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