Did you know that alligators survive the winter by sticking their noses above the ice? The Swamp Park in North Carolina is sharing some pretty fascinating photos and video of their American alligators coping with the cold.
According to WLOX, 18 alligators just started their brumation process which is similar to hibernation and are able to sense when water is at its freezing point. They're then able to thaw out days later with no injuries. If you're interested in learning more, head to The Swamp Park's blog.