The alligator has a lot going for it, having been nearly perfected way back in in prehistoric times. That's right, I said "nearly." They're great survivors, it's true, but an alligator could never have narrated THE BIG LEBOWSKI. Alas, if only the crocodilians could grow facial hair.
This video features alligator photos by Flickr users http2007 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/http2007/4088291291/), engelcox (http://www.flickr.com/photos/engelcox/85054783/), and Bogeskov (http://www.flickr.com/photos/54899851@N00/378187611/), as well as a photo of the Everglades by chaunceydavis818 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chaunceydavis/4189415082/). All were used in accordance with their Creative Commons licenses.