Reptiles
Reptiles, Amphibians, and Mammals Oh, My!

By:
Jennifer Merriett
 
 








Facts on Reptiles
 

* Are cold-blooded ( their body temperature is the same as their surroundings)
* Have rough, dry, scaly skin
* Lay eggs in moist places(do not give live birth)
* Most have four legs and five clawed toes
* Are vertebrates (have a backbone)
* Breath through lungs
 

* Examples: alligator, crocodile, salamander, lizard, tortoises, trurtle, snakes
 
 
 
 

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The views expressed are not necessarily those of the University of South Carolina Aiken.

http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/Classwork/731sp2001/Lesson/Merriett/lesson1.html (January, 2001)