articles

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 »

www.reference.com Science Biology Zoology

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 »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Reptiles

Different types of reptiles require different types of habitats. While an iguana or boa constrictor may need an elaborate enclosure that is the size of a small room, a gecko or small snake needs little more than a climat... More »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Pets Pet Reptiles
similar articles

Microscopic animals like algae and protozoan live in lakes, as well as larger animals, such as frogs, reptiles, birds and turtles. Animals of various sizes live in lakes all around the world. More »

www.reference.com Science Biology Zoology

The vast majority of animals with ocular media, including fish, amphibians, insects and other invertebrates, reptiles, birds and some mammals are capable of seeing ultraviolet light. Goldfish, mantis shrimp, butterflies ... More »

www.reference.com Science Biology Zoology

Animals that eat both plants and other animals, called omnivores, occur in every major animal lineage, including insects, fish, reptiles, mammals and birds. By contrast, some lineages, such as spiders, are completely dev... More »

www.reference.com Science Biology Zoology

Animals that lay eggs are known as oviparous animals and include fish, birds, reptiles and insects. These types of animals have little to no other development within the mother. Mammals that lay eggs instead of giving bi... More »

www.reference.com Science Biology Zoology