Do baby alligators imprint humans?
A young crocodile’s first impression of you is as a threat – as a predator about to eat it.
Are alligators loyal to their owners?
Do alligators like humans?
Alligators have a natural aversion to humans. Alligators lose their natural fear of humans when fed.
Do reptiles form bonds with humans?
Some lizards and snakes appear to enjoy spending time with humans. If a tortoise enjoys being petted, it may extend its neck or close its eyes, showing that it is content to relax and enjoy the attention. Lizards are the same way.