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Iain and the alligator

Duration: 03:09

Iain gets up close and personal with the closest living relative of the early reptiles - the alligator.

Available since: Fri 21 Jun 2013

This clip is from

Rise of the Continents The Americas

3/4 New York's skyline and alligators offer clues to how North and South America were created.

First broadcast: 23 Jun 2013

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