Alligators Use Buoyancy Tanks

Alligators use buoyancy tanks, according to an article in EurekAlert 13 March 2008 and ScienceNOW 14 March 2008. Alligators draw air into their lung using rib muscles and a large muscle called the diaphragmaticus which runs lengthways along its body cavity connecting the pelvis to the liver and lungs. T. J. Uriona of Utah noted […]

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