Category: Reptiles & Amphibians

Amphibians (Our Living World)

Edward R. Ricciuti

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Or use it to upload your own PowerPoint slides so you can share them with your teachers, class, students, bosses, employees, customers, potential investors or the world. Adult amphibians have an opisthonephric kidney, that is, one that was developed from the main mass (except for the foremost end) of kidney-forming tissue in the embryo; the collecting tubules of the amphibian's opisthonephric kidney are connected to a drainage tube called the archinephric, or Wolffian, duct.
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Venomous Reptiles

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The wide variety of summer fruits and seeds that form the bird’s diet as it prepares for the lean winter months also provides the pigments in its vibrant plumage. The sex of the hatchling is determined by the temperature of the sand: males are predominantly produced in cooler sand; a difference of 2-3 degrees Celsius will produce females. It is also important to understand that not all reptiles and amphibians are equipped equally to catch prey. Like as a frog starts as a tadpole (in water, gilled) but transforms into the fully legged tail-less adult creature.
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Crocodile or Alligator? (This or That?)

Susan Holt Kralovansky

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At the same time some groups of plants and animals took a major step as they colonised the land for the first time. Some examples are frogs, toads, and salamanders. Due to the deadly chytrid fungus, pollution, and the destruction of wetland habitats, many salamander populations have experienced a dramatic decrease in recent years, causing some species to be listed as endangered and a few to be considered threatened. Mammary glands provide milk to nourish the young. Poison-dart frogs are so named because South American Indians used their poison to tip blowpipe darts.
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Fun Learning Facts About Tortoise: Illustrated Fun Learning

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Campesinos and local gourmands, for reasons you may not wish to know, call the green iguana the "tree chicken." (The iguana population of neighboring countries has been decimated for meat, spurring a cross-border commerce of iguanas; fortunately, Costa Ricans are not avid consumers of iguana meat.) The ctenosaur is considered even more edible, and you may see them on sale in mercados of major cities. Florida kingsnakes prey on a variety of small animals including rodents, amphibians, and reptiles, especially other snakes.
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Amphibians and reptiles in Colorado

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They are also similar to Whip Scorpions in appearance but are much smaller, generally less than 1/5th of an inch (5 mm) in length. Table two will be in charge of the plants in the aquarium. The sheer variety of forms and adaptations seen in this wildlife group are impressive. Audience Reviews for Pre-Historic Animals, Reptiles and Amphibians There are no audience reviews yet. Your child will want to meet Stanley and his new friends again and again.
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Crocodiles (Living Wild (Hardcover))

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Eggs are laid March-May, during dry season. However, it does have native marine reptiles (sea turtles and sea snakes). Amy Guettler has been a professional writer since 2001, and specializes in insurance/financial services. Amphibians are creatures which spend part of their life in water and part of their life on dry land. DON’T touch your mouth after handling reptiles and amphibians and don’t eat, drink, or smoke until you have washed your hands thoroughly.
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Fun Learning Facts About Snakes: Illustrated Fun Learning

Tony Michaels

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It frequently wanders on land especially in rainy weather, possibly in search of temporary wetlands where food may be abundant. For instance, limbless amphibians tunneling in wet and warm soil of the tropics have �seismic� hearing and perceive vibration of the ground by the lower jaw; the sound is transmitted to the inner ear by the skull bones. If desired, sing first verse of "Six Kingdoms" & "Invertebrates" songs from previous lessons. (Find the links to the previous lessons by going to the section toward the bottom of this page titled "Ready for the next lesson?".) 3.
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Alligator vs. Crocodile (Animals Head To Head)

Isabel Thomas

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Beginning with their lives underwater, they become creatures that live on the land and make their homes in every ecosystem. Lizards (reptiles) and salamanders (amphibians) both have the ability to autotomize which is a voluntary removal of the tail as a defensive response. Very few reptiles give birth to live young. These amphibians anticipated the classic reptilian body plan of the Mesozoic Era (long trunks, stubby legs, big heads, and in some cases scaly skin), and many of them (like Metoposaurus and Prionosuchus ) resembled large crocodiles.
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Snakes and Reptiles: A Portrait of the Animal World

Andrew Cleave

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Great care should be taken to research any amphibian before purchasing it, since some have specialized feeding requirements or they may get very large and eat other animals. Toad's Love Song - Video: Spring toad calling for a mate What does the toad say? Deer or Other Animal Puppets - Make these marionette animal puppets with cardboard, paper towel rolls, string, and other items. Take a look at these babies before they turn into giants.
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Alligators and Crocodiles (Great Creatures of the World)

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Check plants for pests, such as aphids, spider mites, other mites, scale, mealy bugs, leaf miners, snails, slugs, centipedes, sow bugs and earwigs. With its temperate climate and variety of habitats, Michigan supports a diverse array of animals and plants, including fifty-four species of amphibians and reptiles. Nocturnal salamander of freshwater marshes. The Differences Between Reptiles and Amphibians: So back to the original question: if a gecko and a salamander look so similar, how come they are so different?
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