How Do Alligators Breathe?


Alligators breathe through cavities in their nose. Those cavities are located above the secondary plate. The air is taken to the throat by a special valve that creates a barrier from the water that fills the alligator's mouth. They can be almost totally submerged in water and still breathe quite well.
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American Alligator
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia Order: Crocodilia Family: Crocodylidae Genus: Alligator Species: Alligator mississippiensis
The largest reptile in North America, American Alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, can be found in a variety of freshwater habitats, including swamps, lakes, and bayous. It also occurs in the... More »
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The same way that you or I do. Reptiles cannot live without air but some are adapted to live in the water and they do not need to breathe as often as you or I. Also, reptiles have
They don't. Alligators can hold their breath under water for a very long time.
An alligator can hold his breath for a longtime under water, maybe as long as 3 hours because they don't move much & therefore don't expend a lot of energy.
Sheild when they breath fire just in case. Right before they breathe it out, jump out of the way using the dodge. Hopefully, the dodango will keep on breathing it out and so then
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