The American alligator is one of the most dangerous animals in Texas, growing up to 20 feet long and weighing up to 2,000 pounds!
Their venom can cause severe injury or death if not treated quickly enough
Its bite can transmit Chagas disease, which can be fatal if left untreated for too long
Its venomous bite can cause severe pain and even death if not treated immediately with antivenom medicine
They usually avoid contact with people; but may attack when provoked or threatened by humans or other animals in their territory
Their painful stings or bites can cause allergic reactions in some people that may require medical attention if not treated quickly enough
From the aggressive Alligator, Snapping Turtle to the venomous Cottonmouth snake, there are many potential threats to be aware of when swimming or boating in Texas waters
Also, the Alligator Snapping Turtle is one of Texas’s most aggressive aquatic species. It has a large head, and powerful jaws that can easily crush its prey