Wednesday, May 31, 2017

reptiles

hi i am going to tell you about reptiles and why they are so cool

Snakes
so let us start with the snake here are some facts

  1. the biggest snake in the world is the anaconda of south america which is 10 meters long
  2. when the cobra attacks it raises its head and spreads flaps of skin to look scary
  3. did you know hundreds of rattlesnakes snuggle together underground to sleep in the winter
  4. do you wounder how snakes bend and twist it is because they have millions of tiny bones in his back that looks like a chain
  5. do you know why snakes stare because they have no eyelids so they have a see through scale
lizard
now for the biggest reptile group the lizards


  1. chameleon's sticky-tipped tongue is longer then it's whole body
  2. geckos are the same thing as a snake but they have to lick there eyes to keep them wet
  3. the fastest lizard in the world is the north american lizard called the six lined lizard
  4. the oldest lizard ever lived was about 100 years ago the komodo dragon
  5. lizards can snap off there tail to wiggle and confuse the attacker
turtles and tortoise


  1. turtles have no teeth but they have a beak and the alligator snapping turtle uses that to bite prey
  2. there is one turtle that breathes through a snorkel and that turtle is called  the shiny soft shelled turtle
  3. did you know that turtles have been swimming for about 200 million years
  4. tortoises live for ages the oldest lived up to 152 years old
  5. did you know that turtles shells are joined to there skeleton
crocodiles and allagators



  1. when crocodile dive they have special flaps to block water from going into his nose,ears,throat and extra eye lids like goggles
  2. when one crocodile makes a kill 40 friends come to the fest
  3. crocodiles let plovers eat old food and little insects
  4. alligators eat stones which keeps them low in the water

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