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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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Modern biologists arrange the more than 8,000 living species of reptiles into four main groups: Squamata, Crocodilia, Testunides and Sphenodons. These groups are only distantly related, with some reptiles being more clos... More »

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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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