Let kids familiarize themselves with the reptiles from the crocodile family with the help of these free and unique alligator coloring pages. The young ones have yellow stripes on them till they are 3-4 years old. The adult alligators are black in color. It helps them to hide in the mud for catching their prey. Some may be found in a gray shade. Note that all of its upper teeth can be seen even when its mouth is closed. They are usually found in slow-moving water bodies such as lakes, ponds, rivers and swamps. Since the carnivores can’t control their body temperature, they swim in water when they feel hot and sunbathe when they feel cold. That is what they can be seen doing in the printable pages. Their long tails help them swim. Their body is covered with bony plates called osteoderms or scutes. An alligator is seen on the printable pages with a young one surrounded by eggs. The area is swampy. In other pages they can be seen individually and in groups.