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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

it swallows prey whole!

BOA CONSTRICTOR

SQUEEZE PREY

Burmese Python

You won't believe what they eat!

Cool Reptiles and Amphibians

Alligator Hatchlings - Ep. 2

Watch an alligator mother defending her hatchlings.

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Cute Animals

Spectacled Cobras Hatching - Ep. 6

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!

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Frilled Lizards - Ep. 7

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

Learn why they lick their eyes!

ON A ROLL

Turtle pushes a stroller!

Which Lizard Do You Like?

Make your choice.

Wacky Wild Animals

Hippos Licking Crocs - Ep. 14

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? 

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Baby Chameleons - Ep. 1

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

LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE

HEAD LIKE A LOG!

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