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Answered 2013-01-25 19:28:16

Alligators have see-through eye lids, so this eye-lid is water proof as well.

alligators can see under water because they have two layers of skinn on there eyes

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How are alligators able to see under water?

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No. But if you look closely, you can see alligators because they hide only slightly under the surface of the water.

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How do alligators caimans and crocodiles breathe under water?

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How are north American alligators eyes adapted for seeing in water?

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Can alligators see out of water?

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Do alligators come out of water in cold weather?

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Do alligators eat under water?

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Do alligators drink water?

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Can alligators bite under water?

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