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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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419 Decatur Street

New Orleans, LA 70130-1035

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Did You Know?

Young alligator crawls through vegetation.

Alligators have two eyelids! The second inner eyelid is clear and used like goggles while the alligator is under water. These amazing reptiles have been around since before the dinosaurs, and they are designed for life in the water.