BC: Hope you learned more on reptiles!
FC: Ana Sylvia Arias Ms. Iliana Olvera | Reptiles
1: Basic Information | Reptiles are vertebrate animals that have dry, scaly skin, lungs, and terrestrial eggs with several membranes.
3: There are different classifications for reptiles, since not all of them share specific characteristics. | phylum: chordata
4: The first classification is: lizards and snakes | belong to order Squamata | examples: -rattlesnakes -geckos -iguana
5: Most lizards have legs, clawed toes, external ears, and movable eyelids. Snakes have lost both pairs of legs during the course of their evolution. | example:
6: The second classification is: crocodilians | order: Crocodilia | example: -caiman -crocodile
7: Crocodiles are fierce carnivores that prey on animals such as fish, deer and even humans. | Females watch the eggs
8: . The word turtle means to the reptiles that live in the water, and tortoises refer to those which live in the land. | Turtles and Tortoises
9: order: Testudines | both have a shell built into the skeleton | example: -pond turtles -marine turtles -softshell turtle -tortoises
10: Their color is greenish brown and they measure up to 80 cm from their heads to the tip of their tail. | Tuatara | order: Sphenodontia | FUN FACT: They can hold their breath for an hour!
11: FUN FACT: Tuatara is a Maori word meaning "spiny back"
12: Some reptiles have very strong poisons that when they bite humans or animals, it can be strong enough to ill them
14: Video: | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAtGDQkZzZ8
15: Resources: -Biology Textbook from the classroom -Internet Webpaes like: ~wikipedia.com ~reptiles.com