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  • 1. ReptilesBy Mr. “Reptile Lover” Chapman
  • 2. Classification• Kingdom: Animalia• Phylum: Chordata• Class: Reptilia• Order: 4 orders of reptiles
  • 3. 4 Orders of Reptiles• 1.Testudines– turtles, tortoises, Terrapins
  • 4. Sepentes• 2. Serpentes – snakes, pythons, boas
  • 5. Squamata• 3. Squamata – Iguanas, lizards
  • 6. • 4. Crocodilia – crocodiles, alligators, Gariels
  • 7. Characteristics• Cold-blooded• Use lungs to breathe air• Boney skeleton• Scales cover the body• 3 body types – Long bodies with defined tails (crocs. and lizards) – Long bodies that taper into tails (snakes) – Short-thick bodies encased in shells (turtles)
  • 8. Characteristics• Three chambered heart with a septum.• Greatly reduced metabolic rate so not much heat is produced within the body
  • 9. Class: Reptilia• There are about 6,500 species of reptiles.• skin is covered with waterproof scales.• Scales attach below the epidermis.
  • 10. Class: Reptilia• A heart with three chambers and a septum that partially divided ventricle.• This limits mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood in the heart.
  • 11. Class: Reptilia• Most lay eggs that are covered with a soft shell or give birth to live young.• All reptiles are cold blooded.