Reptiles are cold-blooded vertebrates that have scales layered over their skin. Common reptiles include lizards, snakes, alligators and crocodiles.
  • Alligators & Crocodiles
  • Lizards
  • Snakes
  • Turtles

The gavial, or gharial, is a large reptile related to the crocodile. The Indian gavial is found near rivers in Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

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