Reptiles

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Reptiles

  1. 1. REPTILES
  2. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTIONREPRODUCTIONBODY COVERINGTHEY ARE COLD BLOODEDWHAT DO THEY EAT?HOW DO THEY BREATH?
  3. 3. Reptiles live on land and in water. The giant crocodiles andsnakes can grow as large as 9 metres. The smallest reptiles arelizards.Some common characteristics:• They are vertebrates.• They are “cold-blooded” animals.• They have scales and dry skin.• They have four legs or no legs.• They usually lay eggs, sometimes live young.• They have ear holes, not ears.INTRODUCTION
  4. 4. REPRODUCTIONReptiles are oviparous animals. The mothers lay eggs. Then the babies grow insidethe eggs. Later , the eggs break open and the babies come out.Crocodiles lay eggs. Mothers make a nest. It may be a hole in the sand or a smallmountain of dirt and dry leaves, grass and other parts of the vegetation.
  5. 5. BODY COVERINGReptiles, and birds or mammals have scales to protect their bodies against thecold . Snakes shed their skin every year to get rid of the wounds of parasites.
  6. 6. COLD BLOODReptiles are cold blooded animals.
  7. 7. WHAT DO THEY EAT?Most of the reptiles are carnivores. They have a simple and shorttract. Some reptiles eat vegetables.
  8. 8. HOW DO THEY BREATHE?• The lungs ofreptiles arespongy andhave moresurface area forgas exchangingthanamphibians.
  9. 9. • Let’s watch an interesting video to know moreabout reptiles.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjTu1BIe0ZMWe do not want to endthis power point as it’s sooriginal. We have had lotsof fun!.
  10. 10. By Alba Gordillo, Carla Patiño and Elena Marco:

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