News 9 Meteorologist Lacey Swope talked to District Wildlife Biologist Robert Bastarache (Ouachita National Forest) about alligators in Oklahoma. Yes, southeastern Oklahoma is part of an alligator's native area.
Watch Lacey and Robert's full gator conversation right here!
Check out these young alligators taking a winter nap in southeastern Oklahoma. They are in brumation, which is similar to hibernation but in cold-blooded animals.