Reptiles are cold-blooded vertebrates that have scales layered over their skin. Common reptiles include lizards, snakes, alligators and crocodiles.
Alligators & Crocodiles
Alligators and Crocodiles are reptilian relatives but are distinguished by the width of the snout. Alligators have fatter, rounder snouts than crocodiles. See more »
Lizards usually have a small head, a short neck and a long tail. There are more than 4,600 species of lizards including iguanas, chameleons, geckos and gila monsters, among others. See more »
Snakes have a long, flexible body that is covered with dry scales. Snakes flick their forked tongues to bring in odors to their sensory glands. See more »
Reptiles are beautiful creatures that have evolved since the beginning of time. Check out these articles about all kinds of unique reptiles. See more »
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