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A list of 10 different reptiles might include: Loggerhead turtles, alligators, Komodo dragons, box turtles, black mambas, caimans, cobras, geckos, Monitor lizards and crocodiles. The study of reptiles is part of a branch... More »

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There are five major types of living reptiles, including lizards, crocodilians, turtles, birds and tuataras. While many popular references list snakes as a distinct form, they are firmly nested within the lizard clade. A... More »

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Cold blooded does not mean reptiles have cold blood. They are, however, referred to as ?cold-blooded? animals because of how they regulate their body temperatures through a process called thermoregulation. More »

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Some examples of reptiles are crocodiles, alligators, snakes, lizards and turtles. Reptiles are cold-blooded vertebrates that have scales. Since reptiles are cold-blooded, their bodies respond to the temperature of the s... More »

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Physical differences between alligators and crocodiles include their skin color, the shapes of their jaws and their teeth placement. Other differences include their environments and aggressiveness. More »

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The Congo rainforest is home to about 280 species of reptiles, including snakes, crocodiles and tortoises. Spanning across six African countries, the Congo Basin is the second largest tropical rainforest in the world and... More »

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Examples of the Reptilia, or reptiles, include common garter snakes, chameleons, saltwater crocodiles, tuataras and Galapagos tortoises. There are about 9,500 species in the Reptilia family, the earliest of which evolved... More »

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