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Sea Turtles - Learn Cool Facts about Sea Turtles and See

Lisa Williams

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Because snakes cannot bite or tear their food to pieces, prey must be swallowed whole. You are subject to intense climatic conditions (very cold, often windy), food is scarce, and places to hide from predators are hard to find - clearly not the best environment for wildlife to thrive. To find out more about frogs, do research on one of these topics: what kinds of frogs live in your area? Crocodiles do not have sweat glands and release heat through their mouths.

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The Very Hungry Crocodile (Read Aloud Children Books | Read

Jamie Roy

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Others live on the ground in more open places. Francl of the University of Notre Dame. Several species--the dendrobatids, or poison-arrow frogs, which are confined to Costa Rica--produce among the most potent toxins known: atelopidtoxin, bufogenin, bufotenidine, and bufotoxin. The children will be given pictures of reptiles that live in Utah and we will place them on the map in the area where we could find them.

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Crocodiles (Living Fossils)

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Play and pause at 7:14 where a pond is pictured and …, fish, amphibians, reptiles and insects. Elderly people and people with weakened immune systems are at high risk of Salmonella infection and should be especially cautious about contact with amphibians or reptiles or their environments. After they hatch, their bodies are still in the larvae stage. All snakes are carnivores with diets, depending on species, ranging from arthropods, other invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, or mammals.

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Everything Reptile: What Kids Really Want to Know about

Cherie Winner

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Writing Applications 2.3 Write personal and formal letters, thank-you notes, and invitations. · SWBAT recognize the special characteristics of both reptiles and amphibians and how the two groups are different (i.e. cold-blooded). · SWBAT discuss the adaptations that these animals have to survive in the wild (i.e. camouflage). · SWBAT write a well constructed paragraph about camouflage. (Refer to activity #1)[Writing 1.1] Key Vocabulary/Concepts: (All definitions came from: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ ) · Reptile- A reptile is from the family Reptilia.

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Kids Fantasy Books: "The Legend of The Pink Unicorn 5 ":

Ken T Seth

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A short foray in Kinney County produced a pretty and feisty bullsnake and followed by a fleeting view of a Texas patchnose. Ectothermic: Both are ectothermic (cold-blooded) meaning their internal sources of heat are so insignificant that they must rely upon external sources to regulate their body temperature. One tortoise, however, stands out among them all. Part of the reason crocodiles don't chew is because they cannot move their tongue freely around.

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The Gila Monster (Lizard Library)

Jake Miller

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It is not an offence under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 to possess these animals. You are an abcteach Member, but you are logged in to the Free Site. Some skinks are readily recognizable by the bright blue tails on the juveniles and the large red heads of the adult males in the springtime. My husband put a penny by this Toad so I could show how small this little guy was. Scan of 2 d image in the public domain believed to be free to use without restriction in the US.

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The Pebble First Guide to Lizards (Pebble First Guides)

Zachary Pitts

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We also pride ourselves on solid customer service and prompt shipping. This opening gave the synapsids (and similarly the diapsids, which have two pairs of openings) stronger jaw muscles and better biting ability than earlier animals. (The jaw muscles of a synapsid are anchored to the edges of the skull opening). Captive Burmese Pythons (P. bivittatus), have on occasion killed caretakers, and the Indian Python (P. molurus) and Scrub Python (Morelia amethystinus) are certainly capable of doing the same.

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The Life Cycle of a Poison Dart Frog (Nature's Life Cycles)

Anna Kingston

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Upon returning to the classroom, students post learning to a class blog. This disease causes the bones to become soft and brittle, easily bending and breaking. The vertebral column is made of individual hard segments ( vertebrae ) surrounding the dorsal hollow nerve cord. The amniote egg contains extraembryonic membranes that are not part of the embryo and are disposed of after the embryo has developed and hatched. Handling the area where reptiles and amphibians live and move. If you start life all over again, or get rid of an animal, it can never come back.

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Fiesta Fiasco

Ann Whitford Paul

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Amphibians begin life in the larval stage with gills, and they mature in aquatic environments. Other crocodilian traits, such as salt glands, nictitating membranes, ear flaps, and sensory pits, are adaptations for aquatic living. Outside of this range these functions may be hindered or cease altogether. A certificate of origin, bill of sale, or other documentation must include: Name and address of seller, including Maryland permit number, when applicable. This should help students differentiate between reptiles and amphibians … Curriculum Connections - ….

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The Wild Side of Pet Lizards (The Wild Side of Pets)

Jo Waters

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Amphibians are found in a variety of colors, from drab browns and grays to shocking reds and blues. Found in moist areas in woodland, forests, grassland, chaparral, often near streams or water. At the location of the hunt, the permittee shall complete a report on the form prescribed by the Commission that will include, at a minimum, the location of the hunt; the names of the registered participants; the species name of the reptile or amphibian that was captured or killed; a description of the reptile or amphibian that was captured or killed; the date and time the reptile or amphibian was brought to the hunt and the permit number of the person who captured or killed the reptile or amphibian.

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