Reptiles PPT. by,  Robin D. Seamon
<ul><li>Vertebrate </li></ul><ul><li>Cold-blooded </li></ul><ul><li>Skin covered in scales </li></ul><ul><li>DRY!!! </li><...
<ul><li>Order Crocodilia : crocodiles, alligators, caimans </li></ul>Crocodile Alligator Thin snout Light tan All over the...
Caiman http://www.wildernessclassroom.com/www/schoolhouse/rainforest_library/animal_images/caiman.jpg
2.  Order Testudines : turtles, tortoises, terrapin Mostly in water Webbed feet winter: burrow in mud/ torpor Turtle Mostl...
3.  Order Squamata :  lizards, snakes http://animal-world.com/encyclo/reptiles/lizards_iguanid/GreenAnole.php http://farm4...
http://www.drahosweb.net/bhsbusiness/mm1/kollasch/HNS/Assets/chameleon.jpg http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/r...
Non-venomous Snakes   Round eyes Flat heads No brows Venomous Snakes   Slanted pupils Heart/arrow-shaped heads Raised brow...
 
Black snake E. Milk snake Worm snake Corn snake Garter snake E. King snake
Copperhead Eastern diamond backed rattlesnake Water Moccasin/ Cottonmouth Coral Snake Scarlet King Snake X X X X
4.  Order Sphenodontia : tuataras  Link Third parietal eye (light sensitive on top of head) Only in New Zealand One row of...
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Reptile notes: Notes on Class Reptilia and Orders Crocodilia, Testudines, Squamata, and Sphenodontia, with visual comparison of venomous snakes in NC

  1. 1. Reptiles PPT. by, Robin D. Seamon
  2. 2. <ul><li>Vertebrate </li></ul><ul><li>Cold-blooded </li></ul><ul><li>Skin covered in scales </li></ul><ul><li>DRY!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly egg-layers (leathery), but some live-bearers </li></ul><ul><li>Some have regeneration of tails </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Order Crocodilia : crocodiles, alligators, caimans </li></ul>Crocodile Alligator Thin snout Light tan All over the world Broad snout Grayish-black SE United States & China LINK
  4. 4. Caiman http://www.wildernessclassroom.com/www/schoolhouse/rainforest_library/animal_images/caiman.jpg
  5. 5. 2. Order Testudines : turtles, tortoises, terrapin Mostly in water Webbed feet winter: burrow in mud/ torpor Turtle Mostly on land Short, stumpy feet Hot/dry climate Too hot: burrow Tortoise Land & water Lives near water: Rivers, swamps, brackish water Terrapin http://relaxmx.com/yahoo_site_admin/assets/images/everything_else_184.90144551_std.jpg http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/galapagos-tortoise.html http://www.bumblebeeblog.com/storage/Eastern%20box%20turtle.jpg
  6. 6. 3. Order Squamata : lizards, snakes http://animal-world.com/encyclo/reptiles/lizards_iguanid/GreenAnole.php http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3511/3183498407_de35e9f547.jpg http://static.gotpetsonline.com/pictures-gallery/reptile-pictures-breeders-babies/american-water-dragon-pictures-breeders-babies/pictures/american-water-dragon-0001.jpg
  7. 7. http://www.drahosweb.net/bhsbusiness/mm1/kollasch/HNS/Assets/chameleon.jpg http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/frilled-lizard/ http://www.the-lizard-lounge.com/content/gallery/lizard-pictures/bearded-dragon-pictures-1.asp
  8. 8. Non-venomous Snakes Round eyes Flat heads No brows Venomous Snakes Slanted pupils Heart/arrow-shaped heads Raised brows “ Red on yellow, kill a fellow; Red on black, friend of Jack”
  9. 10. Black snake E. Milk snake Worm snake Corn snake Garter snake E. King snake
  10. 11. Copperhead Eastern diamond backed rattlesnake Water Moccasin/ Cottonmouth Coral Snake Scarlet King Snake X X X X
  11. 12. 4. Order Sphenodontia : tuataras Link Third parietal eye (light sensitive on top of head) Only in New Zealand One row of teeth on bottom, fit into two rows on top Very ancient http://www.ryanphotographic.com/tuatara.htm

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