How Loud is an Alligator when it Bellows and why do they make that Sound?

At its loudest, when it bellows, an alligator about as loud as a small plane.

At a distance of sixteen feet, that measures about 92 decibels.

Bet that’s louder than you can scream.

how loud is an alligator when it bellows and why do they make that sound

Bellowing occurs throughout the year to attract mates and is also a show of hostility among males, but is most frequent during the courting season.

Sometimes Alligators bellow just for fun. You would too.

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