Wacky Weekend: Reptiles

Ready to slither into the supercool world of reptiles? Check out the bizarre cold-blooded creatures in the photo gallery below.

Don’t mess with the African bush viper. The snake mostly preys on small mammals, but its venom is toxic enough to kill a human.
Photograph by Michael D. Kern, Minden Pictures
When frightened, an armadillo lizard (which is covered in sharp scales) grabs its tail in its mouth to turn itself into a spiky ball of armor.
When frightened, an armadillo lizard (which is covered in sharp scales) grabs its tail in its mouth to turn itself into a spiky ball of armor.
Photograph by reptiles4all, Getty Images