Reptiles

Reptiles are those cold blooded air-breathing vertebrates, which are neither birds nor mammals, that lay eggs which are membrane-protected and fertilized within the mother's body.

pterodactyl

Pterodactyl Facts | A Prehistoric Flying Reptile

The pterodactyl is a generic term which people use to refer to a flying reptile Pterodactylus antiquus or Pteranodon. Interestingly both these flying reptiles...
basilisk lizard facts

Basilisk Lizard Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The common basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus) is one of the most familiar lizards in Central America. There is a prominent crest on its head and...
galapagos tortoise facts

Galapagos Tortoise Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) is the world’s largest tortoise species. It is also called Galapagos giant tortoise. The tortoise is typically found in...
panther chameleon facts

Panther Chameleon Facts | Anatomy, Habitat, Diet, Behavior

The panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) is a subspecies of chameleon and it is usually found in the rainforests of northern and eastern Madagascar. Males...
crested gecko facts

Crested Gecko Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The crested gecko (correlophus ciliates) is a gecko species that is typically found in the rainforests of southern New Caledonia. The gecko was long...
diamond python facts

Diamond Python Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The diamond python (morelia spilota spilota) is a medium-size snake and that is typically found in the coastal habitats of southeastern Australia. It is...
african rock python facts

African Rock Python Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The African rock python (Python sebae) is one of the 11 python species that is found in the forests of sub-Saharan Africa. It is...
burmese python facts

Burmese Python Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Burmese python (Python bivittatus) is the third largest snake in the world. It is thought to occur in South and Southeast Asia. Burmese...
frilled neck lizard facts

Frilled Neck Lizard Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The frilled neck lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii) is a large lizard that seems quite threatening when it expands the frill like some dinosaurs used to...
texas horned lizard facts

Texas Horned Lizard Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum) is a North American lizard with a spiky body. It is found in the southeastern Arizona, Kansas, Colorado...
russian tortoise facts

Russian Tortoise Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Russian tortoise (Agrionemys horsfieldii) is one of the tortoise species that makes a remarkable pet. It is typically found in the open habitats...
chinese alligator facts

Chinese Alligator Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis) is the only living species of the family Alligatoridae. It is native to the eastern China. There are only...
black caiman facts

Black Caiman Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) is one of the largest living alligators and it is typically found in the freshwater habitats of South America....
green tree python facts

Green Tree Python Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The green tree python (Morelia viridis) is a unique python with the green color body and a prehensile tail. It is typically found in...
blue tongue skink facts

Blue Tongue Skink Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Range

Blue tongue skinks are typically found all throughout the Australia. It belongs to the genus Tiliqua which contains the largest of the skink family....
african spurred tortoise facts

African Spurred Tortoise Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The African spurred tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata) is a large turtle species. It is primarily known for its digging behavior. The turtle is mainly found...
hawksbill sea turtle facts

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is a sea turtle that is widely distributed in the Indian, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans. It is thought...
eastern box turtle facts

Eastern Box Turtle Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) is a subspecies of box turtle and is typically found in the eastern United States. It is...
olive ridley sea turtle facts

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) is the smallest of sea turtles. They are typically found in the tropical waters of the Pacific,...
boa constrictor facts

Boa Constrictor Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The boa constrictor (Boa constrictor) is a large to medium-size snake that is typically found in the forests of South America. It is one...

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