Reptiles, Amphibians, and Mammals Oh, My!

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. (January, 2001)