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    Knight Anole (Anolis equestris)

    Appearance The Knight Anole (Anolis equestris) is the largest anole in the world. Adult males may slightly exceed...

    Map Turtles

    Overview All ten species of Map Turtles are native to eastern North America. They have a low ridge,...

    Marsh & Pond Turtles

    Overview All of North America's four kinds of pond turtle spend some time on land.

    Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta)

    Overview Nearly all turtles bask in the sun, but the sunbathing habit is especially marked among Painted Turtles...

    Panther Chameleon (Furcifer pardalis)

    Overview The Panther Chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) is most common in warm, humid climates and can be found along...

    Pythons

    Overview All pythons share some common characteristics. These snakes usually have large heads, thin necks, pelvic spurs, stout...

    Reptile and Amphibian Diseases

    Quarantine New Pets As a rule, reptiles and amphibians are remarkably free from disease. However, a newly acquired specimen should, whatever their...

    Spotted Turtle

    Overview All of North America's four kinds of pond turtle spend some time on land. The Spotted Turtle...

    Termoregulation in Amphibians and Reptiles

    Overview Amphibians and reptiles from two separate classes of the vertebrates, or back-boned animals. The other classes of vertebrates...

    Tortoises and Turtles

    Overview The word "tortoise" means different things to different people. In the UK, it refers to any member...

    Unique Features of Reptiles

    Overview Reptiles first appeared on the earth about 315 million years ago, having arisen from an amphibian ancestor. They...

    Uromastyx (Spiny-tailed lizards)

    Overview Of the 15 species of spiny-tailed lizards about 8 are now captive bred....

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