Four different groups of reptiles Anapsid (turtles/tortoises)Euryapsid(plesiosaurs/icthyosaurs)Ex.Synapsid(mammals like reptiles)Diapisd((all other reptiles/birds)
Reptiles By Claymon Mitchell
Do reptiles have a sense ofintelligence or are they stilldriven natural instincts? Do reptiles have a sense of compassion? Are reptiles self aware?
Brief history of reptiles evolved fromgroups of reptiles •There were four that this primitiveFour different groups of reptiles condition, and they are groupedAnapsid (turtles/tortoises) according to the number and location of extra holes (calledEuryapsid(plesiosaurs/icthyosaurs)Ex. apsids) in the back part of theSynapsid(mammals like reptiles) skull.Diapisd((all other reptiles/birds)
Herpetophobia(the fear ofreptiles) The main reason people fear reptiles are Sever trauma caused by a reptile The lack of knowledge about reptiles People that have Herpetophobia react when they are: Touching Looking at And or being in proximity of a reptiles
The most wellknownevolutionadaptations onsnakes•No appendages•No eyelids•Its method of eating•Unhingabal jaws•Certain types of snakesuse venom to kill•certain types of snakesconstrict to kill
Types of Snake venom and purpose of it. Snake venom is produced by glands below the eye (the mandibular glands)and delivered to the victim through tubular or channeled fangs. Proteolytic-venom that dismantles the molecular structure of the area surrounding and including the bite. Hemotoxic-venoms that acts on the heart and cardiovascular system. Neurotoxic-venom that acts on the nervous system and brain. Cytotoxic-The venom has a localized action at the site of the bite. The purpose of venom is to help the snake defend its self, help it catch prey , and to help with digestion
Black Mamba Black Mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis) The most deadly of the mamba family Native to Africa Nick named by locals as black death Reaches up to length of 14 ft Fastest snake in the world moving up to speeds of 10-12 miles per hour Is capable of lifting more then a half its body off the ground Has an inky black mouth thus giving it the name black mamba