Black Snake . Nero . Noire . Texture . Dark . Animal .
ALLIGATOR - Coloration: Blackish/grey; Snout: Wider U-shaped snout; Aggressiveness: Less aggressive; Prefer Water: Freshwater; Lingual Salt Glands: non-functioning; Habitat: Southern U.S. and China; Length of adult: 4.3 meters; Nesting: lay eggs in mounds of vegetation surrounding freshwater; Presence of dermal pressure receptors: limited to jaws; Teeth of the lower jaw: hidden(cannot be seen when jaw is closed) .
Nile Crocodile Skin Macro Photograph (looks like a jeweled piece of art. I guess it actually is)