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Reptiles

   

Reptiles are cold-blooded vertebrates. (Vertebrates have backbones.) They have dry skin covered with scales or bony plates and usually lay soft-shelled eggs.

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American Alligator

BIG REPTILE

Anaconda

BIG SNAKE

BOA CONSTRICTOR

SQUEEZE PREY

Burmese Python

WIDE AS A TELEPHONE POLE

Animals & Pets

Alligator Hatchlings - Ep. 54

Watch an alligator mother defending her hatchlings.

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Animals & Pets

Spectacled Cobras Hatching - Ep. 106

These inhabitants of India are named for their eye-glass patterned skin.

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Chameleon

Find out why they change colors.

King Cobra

A snake with bite!

STRIKING REPTILES

Check out the photos!

Animals & Pets

Frilled Lizards - Ep. 143

Watch a frilled lizard running with its frill fully opened. What a way to scare away predators!

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Which is the cutest ferocious animal?

NILE CROCODILE

ARMORED TANK

GALÁPAGOS TORTOISE

SLOW-MOVING REPTILE

GECKO

CHIRPS & BARKS

ON A ROLL

Turtle pushes a stroller!

Which Lizard Do You Like?

Make your choice.

Animals & Pets

Komodo Kids - Ep. 164

The Denver Zoo is successfully hatching baby Komodo dragons! Take a look at these babies before they turn into giants.

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Animals & Pets

Monitor Lizards - Ep. 163

Get an eyeful of a reptilian wrestling match in this video.

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Animals & Pets

Hippos Licking Crocs - Ep. 116

See hippos cozying up to crocodiles in this video.

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GILA MONSTER

EATS ONCE A YEAR!

Desert Tortoises

Resourceful reptiles

Green Sea Turtle

GREEN BECAUSE IT EATS GREENS

KOMODO DRAGON

LARGEST LIVING LIZARD

RATTLESNAKE

Learn how they make noise with their tails.

LEATHERBACK SEA TURTLE

SHELL LIKE LEATHER

Which is the cutest cold-blooded critter? 

Animals & Pets

Baby Chameleons - Ep. 37

Chameleon babies get out of their eggs without the help of their parents. Watch how instinct guides these hatchlings to their first meal.

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regal horned lizard

Learn its secret weapon.

Get to know snakes!

8 Awesome things about these reptiles

My Shot Gallery

Check out pics of snakes!

Animals & Pets

Baby Loggerhead Turtles - Ep. 51

What's born at the beach and spends most of its life at sea?

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Animals & Pets

Snake Fakes - Ep. 95

Some snakes go to great lengths to fool predators into thinking they're dangerous. Check out a few false fronts in this video.

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LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE

HEAD LIKE A LOG!

They're warm-blooded and hairy.

See pictures, watch videos, and get facts.

Something’s fishy!

Watch videos, see pictures, and get facts.

Explore the Prehistoric!

Watch videos, see pictures, and get facts.

Meet your feathered friends!

Get the lowdown on these high-flying animals.

All About Amphibians!

See videos, photos, and facts on salamanders, frogs, and more.

Interesting Insects!

Get the buzz on these creepy-crawlies.