By: A.W. Berry
Reptiles have a variety of eating habits due to thermo-regulation, egg laying, dietary requirements and more. Reptiles are omnivores, insectivores, carnivores or herbivores and this can have a significant influence on their care and upkeep. Among the easier reptiles to take care of are small...
By: Debra Steele
There are four main groups of reptiles and they are turtles and tortoises, lizards and snakes, crocodiles and alligators, and the tuatara. Let's take a closer look at each group.Group 1: TuataraTuatara are classified as an endangered species. They are the only lizard looking...
By: Carolyn Lee - 408104
All living thing need to reproduce in order to exist as a species. What is interesting, however, is how different species achieve reproduction. Reproduction can be divided into two categories, asexual and sexual. Both types can be further divided based on the different reproductive mechanisms...
By: Betsy Young
In Central America there are about 150 known species of snakes. The good news is that most of these are not poisonous. Even better news is that of the ones that are the most poisonous rarely bite. The best news of all is that even...
An introduction to the first reptiles on earth
By: Jason Hernandez
Mention ancient reptiles, and most people think of dinosaurs. But dinosaurs were actually very advanced reptiles, and only appeared on the earth many millions of years after the reptile class began. Even the popular movie, Jurassic Park, gives a somewhat erroneous view, as the majority...
By: Rex Trulove
One of the keys to successfully having a reptile pet, or for them to survive in the wild, is in defining what they eat. The reason this is so crucial is that reptiles don't all eat the same things, nor in the same way.Some...
By: Julie Diaz
Of the more than 135 species of snakes in Central America, only 17 varieties are venomous. These snakes are members of the Viper, Coral or Sea snake families. There are also 2 venomous lizards, the Gila Monster and Mexican beaded lizard, found in Mexico. The...
By: Julie Diaz
Central America, with its humid tropical climate, is home to at least 135 species of snakes. The vast majority of these snakes are harmless and many are quite beautiful. Snakes are found in a variety of habitats, but most are in low to middle elevation...
By: Brandi Carpo
The class Reptilia consists of over 7,000 living species which belong to one of four main reptile groups. Those four main groups are crocodilia, sphenodontia, squamata, and testudines. Despite all reptiles being air-breathing, cold-blooded vertebrates; each group of reptile is uniquely different.The order...
By: Josh Greenberger
The Crumbling Facade Of The Theory Of EvolutionDoes the fossil record disprove the theory of evolution?(March 2008) An analysis of the fossil record, leaves little doubt that mutations of a random nature could not possibly have been the driving force behind the development of...

 

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